100.000.000 Phishing Attacks every day !!!!!
How you will become their next victim and how to prevent it in 6 easy steps.
A while ago I downloaded a new App for renting Bixi Community Bikes in Montreal. As part of this I was asked to sign up for a new account. So I used my eMail address and my "medium security password" , you know the one I always use cause it is a bit more complex. Sounds familiar? Well then keep reading and see what happened next. The app displayed the following message:
"This password cannot be used as it is associated with your email address and was previously used on another compromised website( not ours). Please use a new password. "
WOW that was a wake up call. I though I was doing well with my passwords. How wrong I was.
85% of all data breaches in the world are because somebody somewhere got access to a password and it spiraled out of control from there. How did that happen and why it will happen to you keep reading.
Here is how it starts: You receive a mail from your bank that states: