Phishing scams use fraudulent emails to get users to reveal confidential information. Such emails typically look as though they come from a legitimate organization and may contain links to what appears to be that organization's site, but is actually a fake site designed to capture information.
As these scams get more sophisticated, it can be tough knowing whether an email is real or fake. The best way to avoid being tricked is knowing what to look for. Check out these examples of recent scams:
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