How to Identify A Phishing Scam

The 5 minutes Phishing Training

Confused about Phishing? Please take a look at our quick training on how to identify phishing scams

"Is this a phishing scam?" Flowchart

You can use the following flow chart to help you determine the risk of an email message.


Walk through the flow chart below and add the number of phishing points assigned to an email

  • 0 Points - You are probably safe with the email

  • 1 - 3 Points - Exercise with Caution

  • 4 Points or Above - This is a suspicious email, and likely a phishing scam

Flow Chart to Determine whether a message is dangerous

This article was updated: 10/20/2015