WARNING: YOU’VE FALLEN FOR A PHISHING SIMULATION!
Thankfully, this was not a real phishing email, but an authorized test by your organization. One wrong click could open the door to cyber crime for your employer, your coworkers, or your loved ones.
How to spot a phishing SCAM!
This is not always as easy as it sounds. We hear people say I would never fall for a scam I don’t click on links. But it only takes one time to be a victim of a data breach. Actually, Phishing accounts for 90% of data breaches.
How to spot a potential phishing email?
Let’s start with looking at an example Email. This email looks like it came from Amazon and looks very real to the emails Amazon sends out. Notice even the sender says Amazon.com? This is a great example of how they trick people.
Now let’s look at how to spot this next time to avoid a costly breach with this kind of phishing email.
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WHAT’S THE WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN?
In 2019 alone, 65% of U.S. organizations experienced a successful phishing attack (2020 State of the Phish, Proofpoint). But, what exactly happens when an organization experiences a phishing attack and how could it impact YOU?