Presentation on theme: "David Abarca, Instructor Del Mar College Computer Corner Phishing, Pharming, Spear-Phishing, and now…. Vishing."— Presentation transcript:
David Abarca, Instructor Del Mar College Computer Corner Phishing, Pharming, Spear-Phishing, and now…. Vishing
Computer Corner Phishing & Pharming Fraudulent Scams $929 Million Dollars lost in 2005 Banks, Credit Unions, Retailers Credit Card Companies E-Commerce Companies
Computer Corner Spear-Phishing s appear to come from within the targeted company Appear to be from IT or HR asking user to help test the “new system” by clicking on a link and using login ID and Password
Computer Corner Vishing (Voice-Phishing) s state the company wants to protect recipient from fraud by having the person call the company directly to verify information. HOWEVER……. The phone number is NOT the company’s phone number, and an automated system asks the caller to enter account information.
Computer Corner How can you protect yourself? NEVER respond to an unsolicited . NEVER send money to someone that YOU did not contact. NEVER use your ID and Password to login into a website in response to an . Go to the website then login.
Computer Corner How many time does this happen? Let’s find out! Please forward suspect s to Results will be presented on August 31st
Computer Corner For a copy of today’s presentation, please visit and follow the KIIITV link Please your questions to: David A. Abarca at