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Online Security: Breaking Down the Anatomy of a Phishing Email

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Online Security: Breaking Down the Anatomy of a Phishing Email

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In today’s world where everyone’s information is online, phishing is one of the most popular and devastating online attacks, because you can always clean a virus, but if your banking details are stolen, you’re in trouble. Here’s a breakdown of one such attack we received.
Don’t think that it’s just your banking details that are important: after all, if someone gains control over your account login they not only know the information contained in that account, but the odds are that same login information may be used on various other accounts. And if they compromise your email account, they can reset all your other passwords.

Source...http://www.howtogeek.com/58642/online-security-breaking-down-the-anatomy-of-a-phishing-email/
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