How to check if the email is fake?

In this article, we will know how to check if the email is fake or suspicious. Nowadays phishing is one of the most common methods of cybercrime. To avoid it let's learn how to identify such fake emails.

 

How to check if the email is fake


Some quick tips to identify the phishing mail

> Check whether the mail is sent from any kind of public domain or what.

> Fraudsters always try to write domain manes in email addresses similar to it so make sure you check the spell of the domain.

> Always take a look at the email address, not just the sender name.

> In such scam emails message is not written in the proper format or sometimes most of it will be like create urgency to react you on those emails.

> Never click on attachments unless & until you verify the email.

 

Always remember while checking such fake emails

If you receive an email from Medium.com, you will see that the email address is "no reply@medium.com". 

How to check if the email is fake

 

How to check if the email is fake?

Scammers would use similar email addresses such as "noreply@mediuminc.com" to try and fool the recipient.

If a scam email needs a reply from you, you'll see that the "Reply-To" field has a different email address than the one that sent you the email.

There are three major email security technologies used-SPF, DKIM, and DMARC. These technologies help the recipients of the emails check whether it is really from the recipient or a scammer instead.

Hope this article was helpful to you.

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