Mobile graphic with fishing rod trying to catch an email
Mobile graphic with fishing rod trying to catch an email

Do you access emails on a mobile app or web browser? Watch our 30 second video below to see what things you can look out for to spot a phishing email.

If you are worried about a suspicious email, remember:

  • If it’s on your work account, send it to us (or your IT provider) for checking
  • If it’s on a personal account, send it to report@phishing.gov.uk
What is Phishing?

Phishing is a form of cybercrime which targets victims by email, SMS or telephone. Criminals will pose as legitimate organisations to trick you into revealing sensitive data, such as bank details or passwords. This then results in identity theft or financial loss.

What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is a type of infectious software designed to prevent you from accessing your files, databases, and applications until a request is fulfilled; this is typically a payment to the attacker.

 

What is Zero Trust?

Zero trust is a strategic approach used by organisations. It includes both employee attitude and security policies put in place, encouraging employees to validate every action they take.

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