Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain personal and confidential information for malicious purposes. It is a growing problem that can often lead to identity and the loss of finances. As the saying goes, “Being forewarned is being forearmed.” Having an awareness and understanding of how Phishing works can help prevent becoming an unwitting victim.

For more information on Phishing, read the Anatomy of a Phishing Attempt article on the IT Security Web site.