Types of phishing attacks

What are three different types of phishing attacks?

The 5 most common types of phishing attack

  • Email phishing. Most phishing attacks are sent by email.
  • Spear phishing. There are two other, more sophisticated, types of phishing involving email.
  • Whaling. Whaling attacks are even more targeted, taking aim at senior executives.
  • Smishing and vishing.
  • Angler phishing.

What are the 4 types of phishing?

4 Common Types of Phishing Attacks

  • Deceptive Phishing.
  • Spear Phishing.
  • CEO Fraud.
  • Malware-Based Phishing.

How many types of phishing attacks are there?

10 Types of Phishing Attacks and Phishing Scams.

What are 2 types of phishing?

What are the different types of phishing?

  • Spear Phishing.
  • Whaling.
  • Vishing.
  • Email Phishing.

What are some red flags of phishing?

Here are the 7 biggest red flags you should check for when you receive an email or text.

  • URGENT OR THREATENING LANGUAGE.
  • REQUESTS FOR SENSITIVE INFORMATION.
  • ANYTHING TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE.
  • UNEXPECTED EMAILS.
  • INFORMATION MISMATCHES.
  • SUSPICIOUS ATTACHMENTS.
  • UNPROFESSIONAL DESIGN.

What are the top 5 characteristics of phishing emails?

5 Characteristics of a Phishing Email

  • The email makes unrealistic threats or demands. Intimidation has become a popular tactic for phishing scams.
  • There’s a catch.
  • Poor spelling and grammar.
  • A mismatched or dodgy URL.
  • You are asked for sensitive information.

What is red flag in email?

A red flag means TeamSideline is not sending emails to that email address. An email filter can be placed on an email address for many reasons. Blocked – this is used when a spam filter or firewall is blocking TeamSideline emails for all recipients for a particular domain name or location.

How do you know if someone is phishing?

5 ways to detect a phishing email – with examples

  1. The message is sent from a public email domain. No legitimate organisation will send emails from an address that ends ‘@gmail.com’.
  2. The domain name is misspelt.
  3. The email is poorly written.
  4. It includes suspicious attachments or links.
  5. The message creates a sense of urgency.