Checking emails for signs of deception
Criminals will often use emails as an attack vector. Unexpected emails should always be checked for malicious characteristics. Malicious characteristics include; unknown links, sender details and attachments, unusual requests, and emotive language.
Signs of deception can indicate an email is malicious. Emails can contain malware or take people to fake or malicious websites.
Checking an email for suspicious characteristics means harmful actions can be avoided.
Behaviours in SebDB are ranked by their impact on risk. Tier 1 behaviours have the biggest impact, Tier 4 behaviours the least.
Malware infections occur when malicious software makes its way on to a device or network.
Account compromise happens when unauthorised people access them.
Data theft is the intentional stealing of data.