Can You Spot a Phishing Email?
If you know what to look for, phishing emails are easy to spot. Even though phishing scams are always evolving, knowing just the basics can help you with identifying potentially malicious emails.
Scammers use common forms of communication to maximize the reach of their scams — and so far, they’ve been successful. People lost $30 million to phishing schemes in 2017, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center.
Hackers use phishing attacks to gain access to online accounts by acquiring login credentials. While there are many phishing techniques, email is the most popular one.