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Phishing Scams - Don't Get Lured In

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Phishing is the use of email and fraudulent web sites to trick people into disclosing personal financial or identity information, such as credit card or Social Security numbers, user names, passwords and addresses. Although most "phishes" come as email, phishing scams can also come in the form of text messages, pop-ups for “free” software or phone calls. Learn how to recognize phishing scams by downloading this Smart Paper.