08 Jan How it really happened : NINJIO Season 3, Episode 1, Phishing the Stream
In NINJIO’s Season 3, Episode 1, life has been hectic for Mike’s family with his daughter spending 3 months in the hospital, but things are starting to look up – until a crucial loan is denied. Mike discovers that he was caught in a phishing scheme and suffered identity theft. Now even his job is in jeopardy as he tries to handle the fallout. It is vital to review emails closely and follow any organizational policies and safe practices to verify a messages’ legitimacy.
Wired looks at the details of the Netflix phish, and what makes it so pervasive and successful.
Identity theft is a constant threat – Investopedia takes a deep dive into ways to protect yourself against schemes that are designed to get your information.
Gizmodo discusses another example of these phishing scams, this time targeting PayPal users.
Identity theft is all too common online; Forbes details safe practices to guard against thieves.
Newsfactor discusses a Google study that found millions of victims were hit with phishing scams.