Phishing or Fishing?
Either way it is bad news for your Email and more!
There has been a dramatic increase in the emails that you are receiving that are not what they seem to be. In the past these "Phishing" attempts have been mostly harmless. Now they are taking on a more nefarious purpose!
DON'T be a victim of these criminals. In recent months we have witnessed these hackers taking over Office 365 mailboxes and sending out fake invoices to the customers of the victim. These invoices have fake websites for taking payment information and in many cases ask for wire transfers in the HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of dollars!
Email is an essential part or our everyday communications. It is also one of the most common methods that hackers use to attempt to gain access to sensitive information. More than 90% of data breaches start with a phishing attack. “Phishing” uses fraudulent email messages designed to impersonate a legitimate person or organization and trick the recipien…
Phishing and Email Scammers!
The amount of email sent each day is staggering and our communication with one another is getting more complicated. Email Phishing scammers pray on this every day.
According to campaignmonitor,com a site that manages bulk email marketing,
This data set shows that as of 2018, there are about 124.5 billion business emails sent and received each day, while there are about 111.1 billion consumer emails sent and received each day.
Source the Radicati Group
As a point of reference, the US Postal Service delivers 484.8 million mailpieces per day. That's a lot of junk mail
With this amount of email you can imagine that scammers are trying to slip by even the most trusted systems. They are getting nastier and demand ransoms even when they are not really on your system!
Here is an email that was captured by our filters! If these are getting to you please take note of how the scammers try to take advantage of even unfounded fears.
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