Phish Food For Thought: 10 Ways To Identify A Phishing Attack

Maintain Up-To-Date Antivirus Software

Antivirus software that has the latest updates often will provide phishing protection by blocking known phishing sites. Solution providers told CRN that, often, small business owners and individuals fail to keep their antivirus updated regularly, missing critical updates to ongoing attack campaigns that spread quickly. A web security gateway, a next-generation firewall or unified threat management appliance also provide blocking capabilities by detecting and blocking connections to locations that have been identified as malicious.

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