By, Madeline Larson

What is Phishing?

Phishing is when someone tries to get financial and other private information from Internet users, usually by sending emails that look legitimate but actually lead to a fake website.

How Can I Tell If an Email is Real or Not?

  • Hovering your cursor over the link and looking at the URL
  • Checking for spelling errors
  • Seeing if the email addresses you by name


What is Phishing?