Phishing Attacks Checklist

Phishing Attacks Checklist

Small business phishing attacks

Always question suspicious or  unusual requests.

Important to scan for malware and change passwords as soon as possible if you suspect a phishing attack.

We have created a few checklists to help Small with Business Cyber Security.

Small Business Phishing Attacks

Staff should only have basic email privileges so the lowest level rights needed to perform their job.

Administrator accounts have many more access rights if unauthorised access is achieved can be far more damaging than basic user account.

Two-factor authentication (2FA) attackers won’t be able to access your account even if they know your passwords.

Think about your usual working procedures and how you can help make common tricks less likely to succeed.

Examples: Unusual requests / Invoices, Impersonating banks

If any suspicion you must take steps to scan for malware and change passwords immediately.

Phishing emails fit a certain mould so can look out for a number of warning signs.

Signs of Phishing attack checklist

Attackers use publicly available information to make their phishing messages more convincing.

This can be from your website or social media accounts.

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