Presentation on theme: "PHISHING FINANCIAL THREATS ON THE INTERNET -Alisha Esshaki 8a."— Presentation transcript:
PHISHING FINANCIAL THREATS ON THE INTERNET -Alisha Esshaki 8a
What is Phishing? An attempt to inquire sensitive information, like passwords and credit card details This is done by pretending to be a trusted authority (bank homepages for example), while it is mostly done via instant messaging Details are entered via websites which are designed to look exactly like the trusted ones An Example of Phishing is on the next slide ->>>
2.Use Phishing Filters for E-mails, like the free spam fighter (however, this does not always work because phishers use flash, or pictures to evade filters) 3.If you are suspicious about anything, it’s probably illegitimate (check phone numbers given with the phone book, with links, check if the URL is identical to the IP address) What to do? 1.NEVER GIVE OUT TRUSTED INFORMATION!
Great Resources: 1.http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Avoid- Phishing.htmlhttp://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Avoid- Phishing.html 2.http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishinghttp://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing 3.http://www.spamfighter.com/News-10683-Attorney- General-Provides-Tips-To-Evade-Phishing-Scams.htmhttp://www.spamfighter.com/News-10683-Attorney- General-Provides-Tips-To-Evade-Phishing-Scams.htm