Phishing Emails Targeting WordPress Website Owners

You probably know that phishing is the term used when an ill-intentioned person tries to trick you into clicking on a fraudulent email. Once you click, you are then often tricked into entering your username, password, credit card information, or other personal information in a legitimate-looking form.

Phishing attacks can be successful because the emails may look convincing or because the person reading the email may be only skimming and skip over the email’s red flags.

There is a phishing email making the rounds at the moment, targeting WordPress website owners. Read more about this phishing campaign on Sucuri’s website.

Learn how to spot a phishing email or other scams before you click. If you have even the slightest suspicion, you are always welcome to forward the email to RED and ask our professional opinion. We’re happy to help!

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Alisa Cognard

Alisa was one of the first team members to join Red Earth Design, Inc. in early 2004. From data entry, she progressed to MySQL database manipulation and PHP coding. Alisa is responsible for all kinds of odds and ends: installing new websites, adding features to them, programming databases, PHP coding, website troubleshooting, website security, and organizational tasks for Red Earth Design.

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