Four Steps to Protect Yourself From Phishing
1. Protect your computer by using security software. Set your software tp update automatically.
2. Protect your mobile phone by setting software to update automatically. These updates could give you critical protection against security threats.
3. Protect your accounts by using multi-factor authentication. Some accounts offer extra security by requiring two or more credentials to log in to your account.
- 4. Protect your data by backing it up. Back up your data and make sure those backups aren’t connected to your home network. Call Abadata if you need help with any of this.
What to Do If You Suspect a Phishing Attack
If you get an email or a text message that asks you to click on a link or open an attachment, answer this question: Do I have an account with the company or know the person that contacted me?
If the answer is “No,” it could be a phishing scam. Look for signs of a phishing scam. If you see them, delete it and please call us at Abadata for help.
What to Do If You Responded to a Phishing Email
If you think a scammer has your information, like your Social Security, credit card, or bank account number then the first thing to do is disconnect your computer from the internet. Notify your bank, credit card company etc
Then please call us (Abadata) at 989 883 3411.