The collection of Protected Personal Information or Personal data is not a new phenomenon. Since the early ages, civilizations have collected and kept records of users. However, with the ever advancing developments in information technology and the changing nature of big tech, come new challenges for Personal Information and its exploitation.
In the 21st century the average user shares more information than ever before. This trend has become ubiquitous in our daily lives, as businesses and enterprises collect information at an unprecedented rate, without considering the possible impacts that such collection may have.
So you’ve just received an important looking message from an official looking source asking you to verify some information. Perhaps the tax office, your bank or even a friend? You clicked the attachment, it opened a web page where filed in all the details and off it went.
But then you realized all was not as it seems.
We know how quickly a phishing scam can happen and this article is here to help you sort out that mess before it gets worse.