Can you spot a Phishing attack

Written by Matthew Harris on 12th July 2017
Cyber Security

In the last year, there’s been a meteoric rise in attacks – phishing has led to $3.1 billion in damages in
2016 alone.

We are a trusted advisor in Cyber Security and can help.

Below are a few examples of Phishing emails and genuine emails, have a look at them and see if you can spot the difference?

 

 

1. Pending Finance

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2. Bill Overview

 

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3. Financial rate

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4.  Social media tagging

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5. Registered User

 

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1. Pending Finance - Phishing email

2. Bill Overview - Genuine

3. Financial rate - Genuine

4.  Social media tagging - Genuine

5. Registered User - Genuine

 You also need to consider losing important emails because you are overly paranoid about bad emails. It's about:

  • Trusting your instincts
  •  If you not sure, PAUSE <DO NOT CLICK>
  • If you do click, know what to do next

If you would like to know more about spotting the Phishing emails, come along to our FREE Cyber Security Session

Otherwise, please feel free to contact us on 023 92 482556 for a no hassle chat and friendly chat.

Warm regards
Matthew

 

 

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