How to address Phishing Alerts/Notifications

My question is about Virus, Malware and Phishing protection.

When I receive an Anti-Phishing alert from Bitdefender with computer name, ip, threat threat type (in this case anti-phishing), url, action (in this case anti-phishing blocked), the timestamp for last blocked url and number of attempts...WHAT should I do?  

The alert is telling me that it detetected some phishing activity on a particular site and blocked it.  Right?  Is that it?  Does any/everyone need to be notified?  I know reposes my be varied and opinionated, I'd just like to get a general consensus or industry standard/best practices.  

H. G.Asked:
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As long as the block was successful there's nothing to do

It sounds like BitDefender is just letting you know that it saw an attempt made to your PC and blocked it.

everyone need to be notified?

Usually no, not unless you want to warn coworkers of a potentially problematic site if it's likely they'll go there.

That being said, "IF" the warning is for a known trusted site (a vendor, etc) you might want to send a copy of the report to their webmaster (IT department, etc)

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You should see some advice from Bitdefender that identifies the source. If you do not recognize the source, allow the attempt to be quarantined and delete it. Never attempt to respond - that will just bring more grief.
H. G.Author Commented:
Thanks, gents!
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and I was happy to help
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