Phishing

Read this article to find out the dangers of phishing

What is phishing?

Phishing is when someone looking to get access to your personal information poses as a large business.

Some Tips for Spotting Phishers

You can tell that someone is a phisher if:

- the URL is mismatched

- the URL contains a misleading domain name

- the message contains incorrect spelling or grammar

- the message asks for personal information

- the offer that they are supplying seems to good to be true

- you didn't initiate the action

- you're asked to send money to cover expenses

- the message contains unrealistic threats

- the message appears to be from a government agency

- something just doesn't look or feel right

Cybercrime Exposed: How to Spot a Phishing Scam