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Phishing: What is it & How to detect it!

You get an new email. It’s from Paypal. It says there is a problem with your account. It provides a link and instructs you to click on it to “verify your login credentials.” You follow instructions, but when you enter in your username and password, it doesn’t take you to your account. It takes you to a fake (but mostly legit-looking) page, and now your info is in the hands of criminals. What just happened? It’s called “phishing”. So what IS phishing? (According to Phishing.org:) “Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as persona

The Ubiquitous USB port: Explained…

Every computer has a USB port. Most have 2 or more. You use them for everything from attaching your keyboard & mouse, to uploading files from your flash drive. They’ve become commonplace and taken for granted. But do you REALLY know what USB is? What It Is… USB ( Universal Serial Bus) is the most popular method to connect your computer to various devices and peripherals. USB technology is supported by most of the major operating systems (Windows, OSX, and Linux) and some mobile platforms such as Android. USB is a hot-swappable technology, meaning that USB devices can be added and removed without having to restart the computer. USB is also “plug and play”. When you connect a USB device t

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