Don’t get hooked by phishing lures! Con men have used deception to gain victims' confidence and defraud them.
Whether through emails or pop-ups, scammers gain trust by posing as legitimate businesses, organizations, or individuals to entice victims to divulge personal information or to click on malicious links or attachments. They may spoof the email and web addresses, pilfer legitimate logos, or set up fake websites.
Be aware of tell-tale signs like:
When it comes to phishing, the best line of defense is you. Be observant and avoid the lures. Recommendation include: