How Phishing Works

Jun 15, 2017 5:19am


Phishing happens when you receive an email or other message from what may look like a trusted source that encourages you to provide personal information and/or click a malicious link. Like other forms of cybercrime, phishing continues to grow in prevalence and sophistication as technology advances and becomes more integrated with our daily lives. 

Citrix ShareFile, a partner of the STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ campaign, recently created this infographic that discusses the simple tricks hackers use to access your email accounts and how to avoid becoming a victim.

phishing infographic
About the Author
Lauren Pritchett is a member of the marketing team at Citrix ShareFile.