How Phishing Got Its Start

Maggie Kimberl  |

Back when email was first invented, no one ever thought it would become as widely used as it is today. It was merely an electronic way to send memos without having to walk across the office, and soon that turned to spam and later those spam messages took the more sinister turn of containing phishing messages and links. Now you can barely trust anything that hits your email inbox, and even though spam filters are better than ever, there are always a few messages that still get through. Learn more about the history and future of phishing and spam below.

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Equities Contributor: Maggie Kimberl

Source: Equities News

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