The 5 Most Dangerous Phishing Email Subjects

January 14, 2014 | News

Below is a list of email subject lines that could very likely lead you to a Phishing site.  The cyber criminals who send these emails are hoping to entice you to click on a link or open a file that will allow them to download malware or get access to your computer or server.  The results could be devastating.  As cyber criminals get more savvy it becomes more and more important that you don’t open email from unknown/unexpected recipients.  A good rule of thumb would be, “If in doubt, throw it out”.

Here are the top 5 subject lines they are using to try to suck you in:
1) Invitation to connect on LinkedIn
2) Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender
3) Dear (insert bank name here) Customer
4) Important Communication
5) Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender

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