Weekly Tip! Current Events Make Great Phish Phood

Weekly Tip! Current Events Make Great Phish Phood

Phishers are constantly searching for new ways to tempt you into their net. And current events make fantastic phish phood! July is "Amazon Prime" month, where Amazon offers heavy discounts on all those items you really want. Phishers take great advantage of Prime opportunities, sending you tempting emails offering additional discounts and other "exclusive" benefits.

Remember to check the following, before replying to an unexpected email:
- Who sent it and what domain is used: spoofing domains is a phisher's best technique
- Are there links in the email? Where to the links go?
- Does the email ask you to click links or take other action?
- Does the email create a sense of urgency?

Based on these and other criteria we've discussed, it's easier to spot a phish. Keep an eye out for these phishing attacks. When in doubt, delete or report the email as phish.

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