How do I protect myself from phishing

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As defined by Wikipedia, phishing is the act of tricking someone into giving up confidential information or tricking them into doing something that they normally wouldn't do or shouldn't do. For example: sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established, legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft. In web hosting, phishing more often presents itself as a website designed to look much like the login for the site it is trying to mimic. Popular examples include eBay phishing, Barclays, PayPal, and Bank of America. A phishing site will often appear to be the targeted site. When a user logs in, the login is stored and can be used at a later time by the phisher for identity theft.

Protect Yourself from Phishing

An educated user is a safe user. We want your experience with us to be as memorable as possible, but for the right reasons! Becoming familiar with how you can protect yourself from unauthorized intruders will help to ensure you have a pleasant stay with Acenet, Inc.

If Phishing content has been uploaded to your account, your account has been hacked. You can view more information what to do if your site has been hacked in our article My_Site_was_Hacked,_What_Do_I_Do