Today's cybersecurity tip focuses on "Email Security":
Be Wary of Unexpected Email Attachments
Even if an email appears to be from a trusted source, be cautious with attachments. Cybercriminals often disguise harmful files as legitimate documents. Here are a few guidelines:
Verify the Sender: If you're not expecting an attachment, verify the sender's identity. Contact them through a separate communication channel if necessary.
Scan for Viruses: Use antivirus software to scan any attachments before opening them.
Check File Types: Be especially cautious with file types like .exe, .scr, or .zip, as these can contain malware.
Educate Employees: Ensure your team is aware of these risks and knows how to handle suspicious emails.
Implementing these practices can help tp reduce the risk of malware infections through email.
This tip is for educational purpose: This advice is general and not a substitute for professional consultation.