How to spot spam emails (English)

Del indlæg

Del på email
Del på facebook
Del på linkedin
Del på twitter
Del på pinterest

Spam emails

Nowadays it can be quite the challenge to spot a spam mail, as they can appear to be both real and genuine and therefore not harmful in any way. The senders name and email address may look real to you (but often they do tend to look strange, as they contain a strange combination of both letters, numbers and special characters giving you clear indication of spam). But there is a way you easily can spot if the mail is spam or not.

For example the below email looks genuine when looking at the senders name and email address, and one could easily think it was indeed sent from Microsoft, so you would probably go ahead and click the link as they tell you to do in order to receive your messages – but don’t! Let’s check why:

Let the cursor hover over the link, but do not click it, and the full address of the link will appear, giving you an idea if this has anything to do with the sender. Not in this case.

You can always use this trick if you have any doubts of the mail being spam or not.

 


 

Remember that you can always open an email sent to you without problems and without causing any damage, but downloading and opening attached files, or clicking links inside the mail, is the tricky part and could cause damage.

SENESTE INDLÆG

Andre gode indlæg ...

Beskyt dig selv mod phishing

Beskyt dig selv mod phishing Phishing (engelsk, udtales “fishing”) er et angreb, som forsøger at stjæle dine penge eller din identitet ved at få

Hvorfor er der forskel i prisen?

Hvad får omkostningerne til at stige ved en installation af Microsoft 365 Business Premium? Har du nogensinde spekuleret på hvorfor omkostningerne til installationen af

Hvad er Microsoft Intune (Microsoft Endpoint Manager) ?

Intune er skruet sammen til at gøre administrationen af den moderne arbejdsplads enkel og sørge for at din digital transformation bliver nemmere. Skab det mest produktive Microsoft 365-miljø, som brugere kan bruge