Internet Safety - Email Insights

Understandable – but still a scam! Last example…


When receiving an email or text stating that there has been “suspicious activity on your account”, alarm bells start ringing at full pace. That’s why this scam works so well for scammers, as victims aren’t just faced with urgency and panic – they’re also faced with confusion.

The image below shows just one example of where an unusual activity scam can come from. Any app, website or platform – whether it be your email, bank or even your social media account – can be used by an attacker for this damaging technique.

Image of phishing scam using an "unusual activity" email

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