September 17, 2017 | All Technology Topics, Cybersecurity

Beware Phishing Email With Subject: Treat As Urgent…

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A new phishing scam sends members of The Florida Bar an email pretending to be from The Florida Bar’s Executive Director, John F Harkness, Jr.

Do not respond to this email and delete it from your inbox.

Phishing is a technique used by criminals in which they send you an email message and ask you to respond to the email. The senders can then reply back with another fraudulent email asking you to perform an action or which contains a link to a website which is infected with malware. When in doubt, contact the sender of the email in question directly and not via replying to the email.

Fraudulent Email Sample

For more information on avoiding phishing attempts: