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Most people may think of spam as being the classic email promising that you've won the lottery or some great prize, only for the badly photoshopped picture to take you to a malicious site. But attackers are getting more sophisticated, taking users on with text messages, phone calls and several layers of communication.

Jaeson Schultz joins Talos Takes this week to discuss the basics of spam in 2021 for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as we celebrate "Fight the phish" week. Jaeson discusses some recent campaigns he's seen asking victims to call a specific phone number and provides some basic spam advice we could all use — and could pass along to some of our less-than-technically savvy relatives and loved ones.