Security Checklist

Vulnerability: Phishing Course: Computer Literacy
Task – Read the e-mail carefully; answer yes/no in the space provided Yes/No
1. Were there suspicious words, phrases or sentences
2. Were there suspicious links?
3. Are there grammatical or spelling errors in the e-mail?
4. Does the e-mail start with a generic greeting?
5. Does the e-mail contain any pop-up boxes or attachments?
6. Does the e-mail contain an air of urgency or a need to respond immediately?
7. Does the email ask you for personal information such as passwords and social security number?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then the e-mail is a suspected phishing mail.
 
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