key aspects of a Phishing email

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Phishing

The act of attempting to aquire someones personal information such as password, usernames, or credit card details by behaving like a trustworthy company.

Things to look out for:

  • not adressing you by your name and instead something inpersonal for example "valued customer"
  • Attatchments because they will often hold the thing that will collect your information
  • careless use of language or spelling mistakes
  • if they say that it is ugent for example that you only have the next 24 hours to act
  • false links