Don’t Sabotage Your Own Security, Train Your Users

I think the first time I saw a phishing email was back in 2000 while I was working on a testing project with Oliver Rist, who is now PCMag’s Business Editor. One morning we both received emails with the subject line, “I Love You,” which was also the body of the email and there was an attachment. We both knew instantly that the email had to be bogus because, as magazine editors, we knew that nobody loved us. We didn’t click on the attachment. We were, in effect, acting as human firewalls. We recognized a bogus email on sight, and

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