Top 10 Strategies To Avoid Phishing Attacks

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Disable Internet access for systems involved in payment processing. This would make the malware unable to communicate with command-and-control servers. In most cases, if you are protecting the sensitive systems, there is no need for them to access the Internet and the dangers that are frequently carried over the public wide area. A review of your processes and procedures is advisable in advance of making such a move, but cutting the proverbial cord can do much to enhance security.

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