Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Understanding Security Threats

Tech Soup Blog

Spear phishing is one step beyond a scam letter from a long lost billionaire uncle in Monaco who wants to give you his fortune in exchange for your credit card information. Being a spear phishing target can be prevented by keeping your social media profiles private or limiting how much you share online. Reading up on the latest online security threats is sort of like going to the dentist.