Identify phishing attack using the hover technique

This article helps users determine the validity of links found within suspicious email that may have been received.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Access your email inbox

  2. Open the suspicious email

  3. Hover your mouse pointer over the link in question

  4. Compare the domain in the link with the domain of the apparent sender. For example, if you think the email is from Amazon, check if the link shows…

  5. In the example below, the link does not go to so it is obviously malicious and should not be followed.