WHAT YOU CAN DO: Tips for identifying a phishing e-mail

Oklahoman Published: April 4, 2010
Tips for identifying

a phishing e-mail

→Be suspicious of any unsolicited e-mail requesting personal information.

→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


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