Hack attempts are on the rise – as always – with ransomware the most common online scam now, according to Microsoft. In a new report on “digital defense,” Microsoft says it blocked over 13 billion malicious and suspicious emails in the last year, and more than 1 billion of them were URLs set up to launch phishing credentials attack.
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What is Phishing?
Phishing is when people receive emails or texts with normal-looking links that are toxic, and the hacker takes over your system. Attackers often send emails imitating top brands, noted Microsoft. The top spoofed brands used in these attacks were Microsoft, UPS, Amazon, Apple, and Zoom.
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