The Dangers of Phishing!

watch out, its dangerous!

Definition

The attempt of sending out a fake email, phone call, or ad to try to get someones information such as credit cards, banking, address, social security number, emails, or passwords.

How Do I Know It's Phishing?

If you read the email carefully, there are many ways to figure out if it's phishing. It may be tricky but keep your eyes open!

Some Things To Look For:


  • Spelling mistakes
  • Not addressing your name in the beginning
  • Makes you click on different sites (hover your mouse over the link to see if it matches)
  • Trying to make you log into accounts
  • Or just use your common sense to figure it out

Example of a Phishing Email

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By, Bella Milczarski