Ads and pop-ups regularly ask that you install a new program or update. They might make their case by asserting a everyday application is outdated. Phishing emails sometimes take similar approaches to get you to download an attachment. Don’t fall for them; avoid installing anything unless you intended to do so beforehand.
Phishing emails are intended to fool you into clicking a link or attachment. To do so, they imitate the look and feel of official corporate or government communications. You can fight back by not engaging with any email that has a long/garbled sender address or subject line, is filled with typos and odd formatting, or […]
Having multiple email accounts can be beneficial to your cybersecurity, though it may appear like more trouble than it’s worth. A system like this lets you avoid giving out your personal email to email newsletters and marketing campaigns, which can reduce the risk of phishing and limit the volume of spam might receive.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers to be wary of phishing scams related to COVID-19. With the vaccine rollout well underway, scammers have taken the opportunity to contact people claiming to have vaccine information or even miracle cures in an attempt to obtain sensitive information from them. Others go a different route, pretending […]
Phishing emails are usually carefully crafted to look like authentic communications. They still give themselves away in subtle ways, though. For example, look at the subject line closely: If it includes your email address or an all-caps call to action, don’t engage.
Some email newsletters can be useful if they’re relevant to your interests, as they provide regular updates. But many of them just can eat up a lot of space in your inbox and put you at unnecessary risk, by raising the possibility you’ll click through to a page that’s trying to capture information about you. […]
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