Click Armor is proud to announce that we have published our first episode of the “Can I Be Phished?” podcast, where we take a closer look at some of the most common and dangerous phishing attacks and scams. The podcast is available on Youtube for video and on popular podcast feeds for audio. You can click on the video or audio players below, or subscribe on your favorite podcast app.

NOTE: Due to the visual nature of the phishing email analysis, the video version provides the best experience. However, I explain the key details of what I’m seeing for audio listeners.

The Click Armor Phishing Checklist

In each episode, we’ll use our basic phishing checklist to analyze a different phishing message, so you can learn the clues about what to look for, to avoid becoming a victim. Here’s the basic Checklist:

1) Gut Feel Garbage

2) Sender Sanity

3) Link Elusiveness

4) Body Believability

The best way to use the checklist is to try to disqualify a message with each check. If you haven’t thrown out the message by the time you’re finished step 4, it’s not a guarantee that the message is safe. So, if you still aren’t sure, you should ask for help from an IT support person.

Audio Only Version Below

Special Guest for Episode #1: Adam Crate

In this episode, I interview Adam Crate, who is VP of Business Services at Ottawa-based Managed Service Provider (MSP) Grade A. We discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the security of small businesses, and how it has presented new challenges for MSPs.

You can learn more about Grade A at: www.gradea.ca

If you’d like to provide us with comments, or make suggestions on specific phishing attacks or scams that you think would be valuable to our audience, please submit a comment on our Contact page (HERE).

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