Downside of Digital Communication

The bad side to something good.


Fraud is the intentional deception for gain

Examples of fraud

Retail/action fraud: when you buy something but you never receive it.

Phishing and smishing: sending or receiving a fake message or email in order to get personal information

Ways to avoid

Never reply with personal information through an email or a message. If It's something important chances are that they probably already have that information.

If something is too good to be true, think about it, it probably is.

It never hurts to do extra research just in case. Look into something if you're not sure.

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