DON’T INFECT YOUR INBOX: 5 Email Security Tips

Scammers may be trying to infiltrate your inbox. Follow these five email tips to prevent being phished.

  1. Don’t click on links you weren’t expecting.
  2. Don’t download or open any unexpected files.
  3. Don’t send sensitive information without using encryption.
  4. Don’t enter your password into any request coming from email without validating it first.
  5. Don’t send money or sensitive information without validating with the requestor by phone or another channel (different from the email itself).

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