What is phishing? Fraudulently sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to trick individuals

What is phishing?

Fraudulently sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to trick individuals into revealing personal information, such as passwords and financial information.

Phishing can also be carried out over text messages (Smishing) and phone calls (Vishing).

Links

Don’t click on the links in unsolicited emails and texts.

Attachments

Don’t open the attachments in unsolicited emails.

Your information

Don’t reveal personal or financial information as a result of unsolicited emails, texts or calls.

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