[INFOGRAPHIC] Protect your Business from Phishing Scams
Phishing scams are a type of social engineering cyberattack in which criminals send emails that appear to be from a legitimate source, such as a bank or government agency. The goal is to trick the recipient into clicking on a malicious link or opening an infected attachment, which can then install malware on their computer or device.
Phishing scams are the most common type of cybercrime, and they can have devastating consequences for businesses of all sizes. In fact, 60% of small businesses close within six months of a cyberattack.
That’s why it’s so important to educate yourself and your staff about phishing scams. The infographic below provides some helpful tips:
- Be suspicious of emails with urgent messaging and those requesting you provide sensitive information.
- Look at the sender’s name and the URL. Read the email carefully. Do you see any misspellings or grammatical errors?
By following these tips, you can help to protect your business from phishing scams and other cyberattacks.