How to explain phishing to Grandma

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A member over at TSB posted a link that referred to this guide. This looks like some very useful educational material for everyone to be aware of.

Not sure is this guide can be downloaded and saved at AFI (copy-write violation??) as a sticky or not.

Free download in PDF format.

http://www.sophos.com/en-us/security-news-trends/security-trends/threatsaurus.aspx



Quote from the Sophos Site:

Everyone knows about computer viruses.
Or at least they think they do.

To protect against malware and data loss, first you have to know what you’re up against. The more you know about individual threats, the better prepared you’ll be to defend against them.

This guide is written in plain language, not security jargon. So it’s perfect for IT managers and end users alike. Whether you're an IT professional, use a computer at work, or just browse the Internet, our Threatsaurus is for you.

Here’s what you get:

An A-Z glossary on computer and data security threats
Practical tips to stay safe from email scams, identity theft, malware and other threats
Our security software and hardware guide