Phishing is dishing out your info

The dangers of phishing


About 80,000 people every day get phished and share their personal information. Phishing asks for e-mails, passwords and credit card information. Phishing comes in through pop up ads that seem legit. Always be skeptical when e-mails or pop up ads ask for your password or other information.

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Ways to prevent getting phished

  • Guard against spam
  • Communicate personal information only on a phone or a secure website
  • Don't click on links, download files or open attachments in e-mails from unknown senders
  • Never e-mail personal financial information even if you are close with the recipient.
  • Beware of links in e-mails that ask for personal information
  • Never enter personal information in a pop-up screen
  • Find more ways to prevent getting phished at
Beware of Phishing Scams