How To,  Information Security

How to check if a link in an email is malicious

I’ve always told family and friends to never just click on a link, received in email, whatsapp, sms wherever.

They always ask “how do I know if the link is malicious”? In this video I show you some red flags to look out for and where you can verify these links.

Remember, if you did not expect the email then it probably is not 100% legit and you need to be always verify links. It is very easy to fake a sender and I will do another video on how to check that.

Here’s the links to the sites I most commonly use to check links and files:

Virus Total
Palo Alto

Here’s the video going over the red flags and showing you how to check a link: