19 August 2020
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What You Need to Know About Phishing
The recent increase in phishing activity by hackers against Netflix and YouTube is the latest attempt by cybercriminals to take advantage of users spending more time online due to coronavirus. Phishing emails and URLs aim to steal sensitive information and can appear genuine and authentic so it’s important to know what to look out for and how to respond. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help trusted adults understand exactly what phishing is all about.
Phishing is becoming increasingly sophisticated and tends to evolve and shift with current affairs and topical news. It can be difficult to spot and easy to be fooled. So what are the dangers? What can you look out for? And what safety steps can you implement? Find out with this guide.
Created by cyber security expert, Emma Davis, this guide aims to give parents a starting point to help them understand what they need to know about phishing.