Checklists are used in many industries, including aviation and software for safety and error checking. Complete the following checklist to identify whether the e-mail contains suspicious phishing content.
- Complete the following checklist for the following:
- List any sentence, phrase or word that makes the e-mail a suspected phish.
Consider the following web address in the Anti-Phil ‘GAME OVER’ box: httP://220.127.116.11/.www.bankofamerico.com/
Consider the following e-mail from Picture 6 – PayPal Phishing Example: http://18.104.22.168/.PayPal/cgi-bin/webscrcmd_login.php
|Social Engineering||Phishing||Course: CISO|
|Task—Read the e-mail carefully; answer yes/no in the space provided||Yes/No
|1. Were there suspicious words, phrases or sentences|
|2. Were there suspicious links?|
|3. Are there grammatical or spelling errors in the e-mail?|
|4. Does the e-mail start with a generic greeting?|
|5. Does the e-mail contain any pop-up boxes or attachments?|
|6. Does the e-mail contain an air of urgency or a need to respond immediately?|
|If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then the e-mail is a suspected phish.|