A phishing attack email was sent to our client recently, fortunately they identified it for what it was… an attempt to download malware onto their systems.
Would you be able to recognise the threat?
Everybody has received the junk email advising that they are a winner of $10,000,000 and to click a link to receive the payment, I’m sure we can agree that most of us would be wary and distrustful of an obvious hoax like this.
However, attackers are becoming sneakier with how they approach trying to trick people into believing a phishing email is legitimate.
Are you aware that under the GDPR, if your staff member was to fall for a phishing email/fake link or download then you have to report it as a breach?
Do you really want to receive a fine for something so easily managed? Staff training will allow them to be able to identify the warning signs and either delete the email or consult their IT.
If you would like tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of these cyber attacks, click here