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Angela Batterson

Cyber Security FAQs

Cyber attacks and data breaches continue to be a huge concern for individuals and business owners – for good reason, too. In 2021, it’s estimated that one in every three households had home computers infected with malware or other malicious software. When it comes to businesses, a growing number report falling victim to some type of cyber attack each year. With the sophistication of these attacks improving each year as well, it’s important for responsible households (and business owners) to keep updated on the types of attacks that exist and how to best protect themselves. What are the Most Common Types of Cyber Security Issues? Have you ever clicked on an email advertisement from your favorite retailer, expecting to navigate to their website but somehow landed on another? If so, you may have fallen victim to a phishing scheme. Phishing is the act of an imposter falsely representing an authentic brand or company, often tricking users into sharing personal or financial information by completing a transaction. In some cases, phishing attacks are so convincing that users are persuaded into downloading files that can contain harmful viruses or malware. While phishing most often occurs by email, attackers sometimes use text messaging

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