Phishing
Cutting the Identity Theft Line
By Rachael Lininger, Russell Dean Vines
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: May 2005
Pages: 334

Have you been caught yet?

They don't just want to know who you are, they want to BE who you are. By duplicating a legitimate website, phishers can convince you that email asking for your personal information came from your bank, an online retailer, even your ISP. Their high-tech identity theft costs American consumers and businesses billions, and if you access the Internet, you're a target. Whether you manage corporate security or just shop online, this book is loaded with weapons you can't afford to be without.

  • Be able to identify and avoid phishing emails and websites
  • Recognize spyware, understand how it benefits phishers, and learn how to get rid of it
  • Take appropriate steps to safeguard your organization against attack
  • Learn how to protect yourself online
  • Find out how to report phishing incidents, and why you should
  • Understand the scope of phishing and how it threatens our online infrastructure
  • Explore additional resources that will keep you up to date
  • Discover how to get off the hook if you've already swallowed the bait
“…written by a phishing security expert at a top financial institution, this unique book helps IT professionals respond to phishing incidents…” (Computing, 28 July 2005)
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