5 ways to spot spear phishing

How to Spot a Spear Phishing Email

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Spotting a spear phishing attack can be tricky – when it doubt, err on the side of caution and forward it to your MSP or IT admin for further investigation.

However, most spear phishing email typically follow a similar pattern and layout. The following resource provides 5 areas to look at to determine if an email is a spear phishing attempt or not – these areas include:

  • A spoofed sender address
  • Pretexting with personal information and/or ‘small talk’
  • Signature – usually stating that the email was composed on a phone or tablet
  • & 2 more
Vendor:
Vade Secure
Posted:
18 Sep 2020
Published:
18 Sep 2020
Format:
PDF
Length:
1 Page(s)
Type:
Resource
Language:
English
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