What is Phishing?

Phishing scams are a constant threat for internet users.

The word Phishing originated in 1996 from hackers stealing AOL account passwords. The word makes an analogy to fishing because these scammers are using emails as lures to catch passwords and other personal data.

Review the following resources to learn how to protect yourself and how to report suspicious communications.

How can you protect yourself from phishing scams? Read our top Anti-Phishing tips:

  1. Anti-Phishing Tip #1
  2. Anti-Phishing Tip #2
  3. Anti-Phishing Tip #3
  4. Anti-Phishing Tip #4
  5. Anti-Phishing Tip #5
  6. Anit-Phishing Tip #6

Phishing FAQS

  • How can I protect myself from Phishing?
  • What do I do if I accidentally clicked a link?

Not sure if it’s a phish? Drop us a line. Send an email to technology@isd518.net