Bogus Email – How to check
Think you have a bogus email? – how to check to make sure
If you think you have an email from that type of phishing, you can check the email, but this has to be done on a machine using an email client like outlook. This requires some basic technical knowledge, but if you are struggling, please give us a call.
Firstly open your email client and the email that is suspect. The pictures below are for Outlook 2016.
Now click on the corner of the Tags section:
Now the screen below will pop up and you just need to look through for the Return-Path to see where the email is going back to.
Please note this is a guide and as the hackers get smarter, they will find other ways to hide this information for example using a very similar domain to your own company one.
Its very easy to get fooled, so be alert and always double check any payments that are made from the business.