OCR February 2018 Cybersecurity Newsletter – Phishing
March 1, 2018
In light of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Right’s Cybersecurity February Newsletter, HHS OCR clearly sees phishing as an increasing problem, as they’re becoming “more sophisticated and harder to detect.” Merriam-Webster defines phishing as “a scam by which an Internet user is duped (as by a deceptive e-mail message) into revealing personal or confidential information which the scammer can use illicitly.”
Learn more about what phishing is and how hackers are using specific times of the year and emotions to trick victims. Inform yourself about spear phishing and ways you can prevent falling for any type of phishing attack, and discover other resources for arming yourself.