What Are Phishing Scams and How Can I Get Anti-Phishing Protection?
Phishing scams and anti-phishing protection is an important topic YOU NEED TO LEARN ABOUT!
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Not buying it? Sound absurd?
IT IS! Such requests are phishing scams and they should be avoided!
Avoid these phishing scams when you get them via e-mail. Fraudulent criminals send these scams to get your personal information. The phishing scam will often appear to be from an organization you deal with regularly, such as a bank with a similar name as yours, an online payment company or a government agency. Some will even use the official names of these organizations. They may even direct you to a Web site that looks exactly like the actual organizationís Web site. But donít be fooled.