Fact: In 2017, spear-phishing emails were the most widely used infection vector, employed by 71 percent of those groups that staged cyber-attacks.
- Resist the temptation of posting everything happening in your life online.
- Don’t post on social media when you’re on vacation.
- Don’t post the names of your kids or pets or your birthday or anniversary online – they are often used in passwords.
For those that live on social media, you have the potential to be an easier target. Be careful who you friend and be cautious about the information that you share.