Are you sure that email you received from Apple is actually from Apple?
Fraudulent emails are one of the biggest security threats impacting businesses and individuals. Known as phishing, these emails lure users into clicking a malicious link or downloading malware-infected file by mimicking the look of emails sent from reputable companies. This is done in an attempt to steal confidential and sensitive information. According to an alarming study conducted by Intel Security, 80% of people fell for at least one phishing email.
Luckily, most phishing emails have common indicators that can help you determine their legitimacy. To keep your information safe, check out this infographic from Varonis to see if you can spot the tricks and tactics of a phishing scam.