Keep Your Email Secure: Experts on How to Avoid the Hacks That Impacted Colin Powell and Hillary Clinton
- Lindsay Kimble for People September 14th, 2016
- Source: http://www.people.com/article/cybersecurity-experts-share-email-tips-after-hillary-clinton-colin-powell-hacks
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is the latest politician to have his personal emails leaked to the public in a far-reaching hack.
The dump – which includes an estimated 30,000 emails dating back to June 2014 – follows the much-debated Hillary Clinton email scandal, and the July hack of Democratic National Committee servers.
So how do you avoid meeting a similar fate?
"We should all be more informed on the cyber threat," says Bob Gourley, co-founder of the consultancy Cognitio and publisher of ThreatBrief.com. "Cyber criminals and fraudsters are always thinking up new ways to trick us."