A recent phishing scam targeting email credentials lure victims to “fill out a form” to get on the vaccine distribution list.
Let us take a look at the various red flags that indicates this is a phishing email.
Spelling and grammatical mistakes
Notice that the email contains grammatical errors. If you received an unexpected email with grammatical or spelling errors, this can be a strong indicator it is actually a phish.
Sense of urgency
Be wary of emails with phrases such as ‘urgent action required’ or ‘fill out your form today’. Attackers often create a sense of urgency and instill panic to trick users into taking an action.
Malicious button or link
Hover over the button to know the actual destination. Once the user clicks on the malicious button in the email, they will be redirected to a phishing landing page.