From creating safe lists, or choosing between automatic and manual filtering, users can avoid overloading their inboxes with unwelcome messages.
Email clients and webmail providers have filtering options, which enable users to select a level of protection.
Oftentimes even posing as one that provides a familiar service such as social media or online banking sites, in order to trick users to give out sensitive information.
Get informed and understand how scams and phishing attacks work.
Different anti-virus software solutions have detected between 30-90% of all web threats that resulted from this Exploit Kit.
Released on a Russian hacker forum in 2012, the Kit can collect significant information about a user, such as location, operating system, browser, the exploited piece of software on the victim’s computer, and exploit their browser’s vulnerabilities.
First of all is to install anti-virus/malware software and keep it up to date.
around the globe, which makes up to 45% of all emails sent.Those links then take users to a website that will try to convince them to install the malware.In many cases, the link provided in a phishing email leads to what seems to be the website of a reputable business.The simplest way, of course, is to block links and attachments in suspicious emails.The common practice is for attackers to send messages with a link to a malicious site.