Phishing is a slang term. Its origin is from "fishing" in the sense of catching something trusting by offering bait. It is the practice of using fraudulent emails and copies of legitimate websites to extract data from computer users for purposes of identity theft.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation's consumer protection agency. The FTC works to prevent deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace. If you or someone you know is a victim of identify theft, visit their website Identity Theft | Consumer Information
The Technology Services Division is currently a staff of 8.6, with each individual responsible for one or more programs. Programs include; Administration and Finance, User Services and Desktop Support, Network Services, Management Information Systems for both School and Town, Public Safety, Database Services, Enterprise Support (Water and Sewer Utilities), Voice and Office Services. Goals focus on maintaining a stable , up to date network and end-user environment that enables and enhances user productivity.