Malware in Emails – Do You Have An Infected Computer?

Summary: This 3-minute article explains the types of malicious code embedded in emails and how it can be activated to infect your network and all your devices. Contact DIGIGUARD CYBER SECURITY at 833-33-CYBER (833-332-9237) or visit to schedule a cyber risk analysis and discuss the best cyber threat protection possible for your small to midsized business.

Malware or “malicious software” is an ongoing cyberthreat. Cybercriminals continue to find new vulnerabilities through which their malware may be launched. Additionally, with the recent increase in remote access work and the ever-expanding IoT (smart devices) universe, the target landscape for cyberattacks has never been greater.

Malware Email Examples

Unfortunately for the unsuspecting user, there is a variety of malware available to hackers to infect emails:

Phishing Emails are the most popular method hackers use to steal private data and infect systems. A phishing attack can have devastating consequences for small and midsized business targets. The FBI called compromising business email “one of the most financially damaging online crimes.”

Phishing Email Examples

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In addition to helping you defend against or recover from cybercrimes, DIGIGUARD can provide solutions that offer early detection of potential cyber threats before they happen. Furthermore, DIGIGUARD can assess your cyber vulnerability and work with you to ensure you have the best network and data protection solutions for your business.

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