How to Identify a Fake Email

by Scott Gaffan on November 8, 2016


Protect yourself and your clients. Using spoofed email addresses and increasingly more difficult to identify phishing scams, cybercriminals are constantly improving their techniques and their attacks are becoming more sophisticated. It’s very important to stay in the know when it comes to the latest email scams.

I’ve provided a detailed diagram below (click on the image to open a larger version) with great tips on exactly what indicators you can look for to help you to identify a fake email. I’ve also added a few links at the bottom to some additional information on identifying fake emails, phishing scams and email spoofing.

Take the time to look through this information and stay up on the latest internet scams. Knowledge is your best protection against these constantly evolving criminal master minds.


10 Tips for Spotting a Phishing Email

10 Tips on How to Identify a Phishing or Spoofing Email

11 Tips on Identifying Spam, Spoofing and Phishing Emails

Identifying Fraudulent “Phishing” Email – Apple Support


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Lynn Baker-Hunter November 8, 2016 at 8:53 pm

Thank you, Scott.


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