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Consejos de Lucha contra el phishing Anti Phishing Conseils

Anti Phishing Tips

Phishing - Pronounced "fishing," it is a scam to steal valuable information such as creditAnti Phishing Tips card and social security numbers, user IDs and passwords. Also known as "brand spoofing," an official-looking e-mail is sent to potential victims pretending to be from their ISP, bank or retail establishment. E-mails can be sent to people on selected lists or on any list, expecting that some percentage of recipients will actually have an account with the real organization.

The number and sophistication of phishing scams sent out to consumers is continuing to increase dramatically. While online banking and e-commerce is very safe, as a general rule you should be careful about giving out your personal financial information over the Internet. Here we have put fort a few tips that will help you keep your Identity safe from these anti social elements..

Last Updated - 7th October 2005

E-Mail Is the "Bait"
The e-mail states that due to internal accounting errors or some other pretext, certain information must be updated to continue your service. A link in the message directs the user to a Web page that asks for financial information. The page looks genuine, because it is easy to fake a valid Web site. Any HTML page on the Web can be copied and modified to suit the phishing scheme.

How to Avoid Phishing Scams



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