Don’t Click That!

Don’t click that

We get a lot of email, perhaps as many as hundreds a day. Most of it is junk, but some look important. The messages may appear to be from a bank or investment company, or from a utility, or from FaceBook. At first glance, the messages seem important – they inform us that an account has been breached or a fraud may have been detected. The message offers a way to set things right, if you just click on a link…

Don’t Click That.

Take a sec. Look at it again. It can’t be that urgent; they emailed you, and had no idea when or if you would see the email. Take a sec. Look at it again. Jot down the company that is allegedly sending it (such as the bank or utility). Go directly to their website and login with your account info. See if there is a problem that requires your attention.
But, Don’t Click That Link. Unless you are really sure where that link will take you, leave it alone and delete the email. You’ll be glad you did.
Have any questions… CallYourHelpDesk.

2 thoughts on “Don’t Click That!

  1. Agnes Dikeman

    It’s nice to know you’re looking out for your clients, Jeff. Hard to figure that some people are so gullible, but they are. Thanks.

    • It’s getting easier and easier to fall for these scams. The bad guys keep getting better and better.

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