6 Common Phishing Attacks and How to Protect Against Them

Aug 09, 2019 Phishing Examples | Office of the CISO A common way cyber criminals gain access to valuable information at Universities is through deceptive emails known as “phishing” messages. Here are some examples of recent phishing campaigns and instructions on what to do if you spot a suspicious-looking email. COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks | CDC Phishing Attacks. Malicious cyber criminals are also attempting to leverage interest and activity in COVID-19 to launch coronavirus-themed phishing emails. These phishing emails contain links and downloads for malware that can allow them to takeover healthcare IT systems and steal information.

How to prevent phishing. Phishing attack protection requires steps be taken by both users and enterprises. For users, vigilance is key. A spoofed message often contains subtle mistakes that expose its true identity. These can include spelling mistakes or changes to domain names, as seen in the earlier URL example.

Oct 27, 2019

Phishing email examples to help you identify phishing

Dec 24, 2019 What is a Phishing Attack? + Phishing Email Examples May 20, 2019 Phishing Email Examples: The best & worst - Hashed Out by This is an example of brand phishing, in this case the phish is imitating a Rackspace email. We happen to use Rackspace, so this had the potential to pique the right person’s interest. It also requires immediate attention, which tries to force a sense of urgency. Where it falls apart is in the from: field and the link URL.