Suspicious Email Spam Identification

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A suspicious email has made it into your inbox and you’re not sure if it’s legitimate or if it’s spam, or contains a virus or otherwise dangerous. I receive these emails from clients, friends and family with such questions. They’re pretty easy to detect if you know some of the key areas to look at. Here is one that I received recently and it was obviously spam.

 

There are a few highlights that make this stand out:

  1. It’s sent from an odd ...
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Yahoo Email Accounts Brutally Hacked . . . Again!

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This revolving door is getting old!  Yahoo email account are getting blasted again by hacks frustrating recipient and bewildering users.  Is it a hack? Is it a break-in?  no one really knows, but it’s running crazy again!  This happened big-time back in January, and again in April.  Here it is June and happening again – maybe a 3 month cycle?  I’ve received no less than a dozen hacked emails from people who obviously have me in their contact ...

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