Anatomy of a Phishing Email

Anatomy of a Phishing Email

The above email has several signs that indicate fraud. Item 1 is the suspicious email address from the sender. Items 2 and 5 express urgency as well as a threat. Items 3 and 4 offer a gift in exchange for personal information. Item six is an attachment that could create a virus in your computer, if opened. Never open an email from an unknown sender.

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