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Referring suspicious attachments

Email attachments can contain malware. A supervisor, the IT team or other relevant person should be made aware of any attachments that raise suspicion.

Why is it important?

Checking suspicious email attachments with security professionals can help in avoiding security incidents. They can open the email in a secure environment and advise whether it is safe.

Priority Tier

Behaviours in SebDB are ranked by their impact on risk. Tier 1 behaviours have the biggest impact, Tier 4 behaviours the least.

Tier 1

Risk Mitigated

Malware Infection

Malware Infection

Malware infections occur when malicious software makes its way on to a device or network.

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