Know The Signs of Email Scams
You may not be familiar with slamming, smishing, spoofing, brushing or juice jacking, but it's virtually certain a scammer has tried to trick you by using at least one of these tactics.
Many big corporations mandated training on recognizing scams, to make sure viruses are not uploaded to any system. Once you know what to look for, you won't have to look far to find hackers and scammers. The trouble is that these people who intend to do you harm are always a step ahead in their creativity. Here's a look at the latest and most popular scams making the rounds today
At least a couple times a week, I get emails at work that try to worm information out of me. One of them claimed I violated an undisclosed federal crime and that I needed to download a file to find out further information. That ploy was easy to spot. Others can be pretty tricky. An email I got in my personal account notified me of suspicious activity on my Microsoft account. It looked totally legit, but a closer look at the sender showed the email came from Microscoft Office. One little letter makes a hug difference. It was a scam about a scam.
Your best source to spot internet scams is the internet itself. A quick Google search will give you loads of information. Here are three trusted sources you can start with: