>Advice For How To Spot Phishing>

There are 3 basic rules to spot a phishing email that should help in most cases – even during the coronavirus crisis.

  1. Check the email sender – they can be spoofed to look real (XXXX@WHO.ORG) but if they are obviously dodgy – delete
  2. Hover your mouse cursor over any links in the email before clicking – the true URL will appear so you’ll know if it’s fake – delete.
  3. Check the spelling and grammar. A lot of these hackers are writing without English as their first language. If it looks dodgy – delete!

It’s also good practice during this period to be ultra-wary of anything coronavirus related.

Other good resources:

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/suspicious-email-actions

UK’s National Cyber Security Centre advice

https://www.who.int/about/communications/cyber-security

WHO advice and warning

https://www.europol.europa.eu/activities-services/public-awareness-and-prevention-guides/make-your-home-cyber-safe-stronghold

Europol general cyber safety
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