Indicators of a Phish

Phishing is a type of email-based attack to lure victims into reacting in a risky way. This includes clicking on a malicious link, downloading a malicious attachment, or giving up assets such as login credentials. Here are some indications of a phishing email for you to protect yourself.

  1.  The message contains a mismatched URL.
  2.  The email contains incorrect spelling and grammar.
  3.  The email contains threats or a sense of urgency.
  4.  The email asks for your personal information.
  5.  There are inconsistencies in the email addresses, links, and domain names.
  6.  There is an unfamiliar tone or greeting.
  7.   The recipient did not initiate the action.

Indicators of a Phish