5 ways to detect a phishing email – with examples

Phishing is one of the most common methods of cyber crime, but despite how much we think we know about scam emails, people still frequently fall victim. Action Fraud receives more than 400,000 reports of phishing emails each year, and according to the Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2020, 58% of organisations saw phishing attacks increase in the past 12 months. Meanwhile, Verizon’s latest Data Breach Investigations Report found that more than two thirds of data breaches involved social engineering attacks such as phishing. In this blog, we use real phishing email examples to demonstrate five clues to help you spot … Continue reading 5 ways to detect a phishing email – with examples