Phishing

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Local U.S. Election Officials' Emails Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Report Warns

Email privacy controls-or a lack thereof-could put state and local election administrators at risk of phishing.

Tax Tips for Last-Minute E-Filers

COVID-19 means you had a few extra months to file your federal taxes this year. But that extended deadline is now just days away. If you've waited to file, here's what you need to know.

How Hackers Take Advantage of a Crisis

The threats are real, especially in today's climate.

Is That Instagram Email a Phishing Attack? Now You Can Find Out.

Check if that e-mail you received from Instagram is real or not by visiting this tab in the app's settings.

Survey: More Than 8 in 10 Fell Victim to Phishing Attacks in 2018. Here's What to Know About the Practice. (Infographic)

Phishing and other social engineering attacks cost victims more than $1.4 million in 2018, according to an Accenture study.

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