The link above is harmless, but the next email you receive might not be. In the seafood industry we do a lot of fishing, but how much do we worry about phishing?
Phishing is the practice of sending emails which look real for the express purpose of stealing private information. Phishing emails might lure the recipient into providing things like account number or passwords, or they might trick the recipient into clicking on a file attachment which unleashes malicious code.
When your business revolves around communicating or responding to offers via email, your business is at risk for phishing. Think about it....
Do you feel like clicking on the file attachment in your next offer email? What if it launched a virus which stole all of your email contacts - your trading partners - and sent them to your competitor?
It pays to spot phishing. But here's the challenge -
This may not be a phishing email...
The only path to phishless fish is to manage your seafood trading in a private, safe and secure platform... and not in your emails.