Carnegie Mellon University

In recent years, phishing and social engineering attacks have continued to rise as cyber criminals refine strategies and execute successful phishing campaigns. Attackers are taking advantage of end users in order to steal credentials or take over their computer. The majority of data breach cyber attacks are a result of a successful phishing email scam.

Every click, share, send, and post you make creates a digital trail that can be exploited by cybercriminals. To protect yourself from becoming a cybercrime victim you must understand, secure, and maintain your digital profile.