Create Security Awareness Among Employees By Using Different Phishing Email TemplatesOrhan Sari
Email is an important part of our everyday communication. It has been in every part of our personal and business life. Therefore it has also become one of the most common tools that cybercriminal use to attempt to seize sensitive data.
Today, more than 90% of data breaches start with a phishing attack. Social engineers use manipulative phishing email messages which impersonate a legitimate person or an institution to trick the recipient into clicking on the fake links to steal sensitive information, such as passwords, bank account numbers, and Social Security numbers, etc.
Social engineers may attempt to steal cash and payment card data or gain control of the computer system or local network. Furthermore, they can try to gain access to different online accounts to take advantage of a user. They can infect your computer system or its components with malicious software by merely manipulating user to click on fake links to fake Web sites that affect a computer system with malicious software.
1- Prevent phishing by using different email templates
2- Phishing awareness email template management
Selection and preparation of scenarios to be used in the phishing attack can be made at Keppnet Labs cybersecurity awareness and anti-phishing platform. The scenario samples in the system are accessible from the Phishing Scenarios tab.
Fig 1. Phishing Email Template List
In the template list, with buttons under the Action column, various operations might be carried out related to the template.
It is also possible to edit the existing templates. After the changes, it can be saved with the save button.
Fig 2. Phishing awareness email template edit
Fig 3. Preview of a fake page
3- Adding a New Phishing Email Template
Template components are made up of email samples with .eml extension. In order to turn an email into a template, it must be saved as .eml file format.
An example of creating a template is demonstrated below.
Note: It depends on which email client will be used, options for email clients must be checked.
Fig 4. Original Email
Register and use Keepnet Labs Phishing awareness email template for free.
This article is updated on 09 November 2020