Can you guess how much money was lost to phishing in 2020? An estimated € 54 million!
According to the FBI report phishing is an all favourite of the cyber-criminals over the past five years. Every day, people fall for scams on the regular, leaving them out of pocket, slightly confused, and upset when they can’t afford their vacation to Barbados. Therefore, to avoid the undeniable disappointment and frustration, it’s essential to understand phishing, preventing you and your loved ones from falling victim. Oh, and to ensure you have enough spending money for that trip…
To help clear up the confusion surrounding phishing, this article is full of information what it is and how to protect yourself. However, the overarching theme is how millions of pounds, euros, dollars, and other currencies are lost each year due to phishing via SMS and other scams – we’re here to help you prevent this from happening to you, whether it’s the first time, or tenth time (we really hope it isn’t the tenth time…).
So, without further ado, let’s reel it in and get to it.