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P. H. discussed on This Morning With Gordon Deal

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Spending time with us despite all the attention given to phishing attacks and that's with a P. H. phishing and high profile hacks email still remains the number one place where victims fall prey to bad guys Jeff Graham technology columnist at USA today has been speaking with security pros Jeff explained I was at the RSA convention this week which is where all the security pros go to talk about scams in new ways to offset them and universally they say nothing comes close to email hi there's a bunch of other scams in the works but email is the most prevalent because we get more of it than any other form of communication and it's so cheap sent out a bogus email sixty five dollars will get you to hundreds of thousands of people wiles is that right sixty five Bucks you can purchased fifty thousand hundred thousand emails and his boys somebody in a while yeah and and texting is not that cheap Gordon how many emails do you get a day versus how many tax fairness okay many more emails okay like many many anymore right yeah so the ball is is the winning and I don't you know you could do a Facebook post I guess but it's hard hard to get every you know they have to become your friend of all that sort of stuff email your email inbox right and so this sets up really the the basic phishing scam which you click a link you should not be clicking that's contained in your email because well let's be probable okay Barbara Cochran yes shark tank juices out she's out nearly four hundred thousand dollars keeper got a bogus email from somebody saying that they were Barbara Cochran to fifty one letter was misspelled the bookkeeper didn't see it click this link to send me money and she did yeah I'm Barbara Cochran is now out nearly forty thousand dollars that's the basic fish anything in an email that says click this link or send me money no no no no no you check the first thing is to check the the web address so if it says Google is confirming that your account is your account look at the address the company Google or does it come from global services said yeah there's usually something wrong with every email address and if you just take a look you could find it out better now a boy if your company right I mean you're only as strong as your weakest link I went to a seminar yesterday morning or yesterday about fishing audio about speaker audio on how easy it is for me to create an audio tape Gordon deal five minutes of audio is all I need to put it into a computer and take all the words out of context and turn it into a different setting wow is that right yes like lifted off of soundcloud or some platforming apex Jeez anything any place where this audio online whether that be you to soundcloud two men I mean whatever that's all they need chances are you have to and they gave the story it really happened give us a phone call to the bookkeeper and said wire this money right now immediately and the person that while we're talking two hundred thousand dollars we speak with Jeff Graham technology columnist at USA today also host of a podcast called talking tech his pieces called email still beats taxed for hackers phishing for your data so along the lines of you of the headline if your piece you is there a point you think we're texting actually catches upper closes the gap significantly with with email in terms of phishing scams really it's a lot easier to get a email address that is to get a phone number okay in the yeah so I I don't see texting catching up from the bottom this is not there yeah in the meantime the criminals continue to put more effort into this than we do in terms of device just just use common sense anybody send you a link think about it at worst right back to see if this will I think it is good that the scammer will never reductive or called or just do a little investigation you know it's a pain but yeah I sort of have to do it on the audio scam if you get a call from your boss thinks imported thousand dollars to such and such a vendor Hey you know I'm gonna call you right back okay call back and see if he she answers with Jeff Jeff Graham technology columnist at USA today also host of a podcast called talking tech twenty one minutes after the hour on this weekend coming up next why your workouts could be getting shorter okay you know.