Learn how to recognize the phishing warning signs.
An email may look harmless. Posing as your credit card company or a well-known business such as PayPal, it alerts you to a problem with your account and urges you to respond immediately by clicking a web link and "verifying" or "updating" your account information. They’re referred to as “phishing” scams because they're bait, presented to fool you into divulging your personal identity or financial information. Download this Smart Paper to learn how to identify the common red flags so you can avoid getting phished.