Email Phishing – Desktop

Email Phishing – Desktop


What? This can’t be right.
HR wants me to update my direct deposit bank information? No, that doesn’t sound right. Here let’s take a look. Yeah, that’s probably a phishing email. Well how do you know? Look here. First thing you want to do is check the sender’s name. Be sure it’s coming from someone you recognize. Okay. Also, the subject prompting you for immediate attention, that’s never good. And then the generic address to dear employee. Yeah, HR should know my name. Exactly. Also, along those lines is grammatical or spelling errors. There’s a few. There’s one right there. And also be careful on links. They may
not always go where you think they will. When in doubt, manually type the address
into the browser yourself. Yeah, look at that one, huh. I didn’t see that. Once you’ve verified it as phishing email, you can use the report phishing button in the Outlook client or you can forward the message to [email protected] So what do I do with it? Just delete it. Okay. Yeah, it’s gone. I just got really weird email from HR. Yeah, we were just talking about that. Yeah, I got one too. Here, let me help you.

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