→Avoid filling out forms in e-mails that ask for personal information.
→Always compare the link in the e-mail to the link that you are actually directed to.
→Log on to the official Web site, instead of "linking” to it from an unsolicited e-mail.
→Contact the actual business that
supposedly sent the e-mail to verify if the e-mail is genuine.
Sources: Federal Bureau of Investigation
and the National White Collar Crime Center