Can you spot a fake email from a legit one?

In Excel, News, Office, OneDrive, OneNote, patch, Security, Sharepoint, Social Media by Tim Miller

Jethro Newsletter Edition 48

Often an email will seem legit – but clicking links in the fake email leads to problems like cryptolock, viruses, identity theft or credit card fraud. How do you tell?
Read on for more detailed information below.

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Fake emails like the one on the right come all the time – can you tell the difference before you click and it is too late?

fake email validationFirst of all please check the senders email address. Reputable companies like Microsoft, Paypal, Netflix, Westpac Bank etc will  not send an email like this.

If you are still not sure right click the link and copy the hyperlink. paste it into notepad. See where that URL goes to.

Second – Patch, Patch, Patch. Microsoft security updates are released on the second Tuesday of each month and known as Patch Tuesday. For us in Australia that is the Wednesday after. Please take security patches from Microsoft seriously. Businesses cannot afford to have their systems and data frozen by ransomware or leave their organisation exposed to attack internally by users doing the wrong thing inadvertently. The loss of productivity is enormous, let alone the cost of removing / cleaning viruses. Please contact us (email if you like)  if you need help managing your patches.

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SharePoint and OneDrive: even more collaborative

Admin Centre improvements, like new SharePoint security controls and OneDrive compliance updates, deliver a better sharing UI that makes working together easier.

Watch a video about the new updates


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OneNote is now easier than ever to use

With simpler controls and enhanced accessibility features, we redesigned OneNote for a more consistent experience across all your devices.

Discover how we improved OneNote


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The Bootcamp is just $40 for eligible startups (usually $397).
I strongly recommend that you look to attend one of these if possible. Talk to me about it if you are interested.

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