What is phishing and different variants attached to it?
An email appears to come from a someone you trust, such as your bank, online store, credit card company or a popular website. At first it all appears normal, but it will try to trick you in to giving away sensitive information, installing malware on your device or open an attachment while indicating an urgency.
Phishing is one of the easiest and very successful avenue for hackers to gain access to your organization's information. Security researchers say more than 90% of the data breaches worldwide are started with a phishing email. For us to defend against this malicious attack type we need to be able to identify the threat as there are multiple variants of methods used by hackers.
Key indicators of a phishing email. What to look for?
Article below showcase what you need to look for in an email to make sure it is not part of a phishing campaign. This will help to increase your awareness both in and out of work place.