Phishing attack hits White House

Just as we are kicking off National Cyber Security Awareness Month, breaking national news alarms the public and reinforces our message for this week: Beware of phishing scams. U.S. Government computers were reportedly breached by Chinese hackers who sent an email containing a spear-phishing attack. At this time it is uncertain if any data was retrieved. For more details, view the full article here. Since everyone with an online presence is at risk from phishing attacks, it's important to raise awareness of the signs of phishing and know how to handle phishing attacks. Our National Cyber Security Awareness Month website offers valuable, detailed information about dealing with phishing.

Last Updated: October 01, 2012