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August 2019

Phishing: How to keep from biting the hook

According to the Symantec™ Internet Security Threat Report, 64% of organizations have experienced a phishing attack, and 90% of incidences and breaches in security reported by any organization involved a phishing element in the past year.

TDCJ is not immune to such threats. From stealing your credit card information and credentials to installing malicious software on your computer, phishers are constantly targeting you in ways you don’t realize.

So how do you know when you’re being targeted? TDCJ’s Information Technology Division gives you some great tips here that you can use to foil these kinds of attacks.