Fake email notifications are one of the common attacks hackers use to target small to midsize businesses with phishing attacks. These fake security emails are meant to try to scare you into taking action with messages like “Your account will be suspended in 24 hours.”
These attacks rely on getting you to believe these messages were actually sent from the real platform.
Because of social engineering efforts, hackers are getting much better at mimicking the tone and word choice companies use to alert their customers. Which means that readers must take extra precautions in order to not get duped. Let's look at a few recent examples of this.
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