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Top Four Tips from IT Professionals to Avoid Getting a Virus #3 - Stay on the lookout

Avoid unknown links/email attachments even from people you may trust. Hackers can imitate someone else’s email address to attempt to trick you into clicking a link to something harmful, otherwise known as email spoofing. Always check the domain that an email is sent from (the part after the @ sign) and make sure it is not suspicious. If an email seems even a little suspicious, you can also always hover your mouse over a link to see where it goes. If it does not go to where you expect it, do not pursue it any further.

If only they were always this easy to spot!