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Some tips and notes to consider when you’re faced with an email that could be phishing or a scam:
- Look at the from address – does the domain it is being sent from make sense for that organization (i.e. Marketing@email.mybank.com vs marketing@Gmail/outlook/yahoo.com)
- Look for the sense of urgency in the message (If you didn’t do this action login here now to tell us) – Most financial services companies will not send a direct login link
- It’s triggering a strong emotional response hoping to get you to ‘Act now” without thinking – large payment to an unknown company or person, request for access to your account for obscure reasons, or via a channel you don’t normally use with that organization (i.e. SMS vs email).
There are a number of technical steps that organizations can take…