A Quick Phishing Tutorial

Phishing is when someone sends you spam that looks like it’s from someone else. The goal is to get you to click a link or open a file. This is what a phishing link in an email looks like (click to zoom):

Phishing Email

The link there doesn’t go to the right site. All you need to do is hover over the link and look at the little bubble, or look in the lower-left corner of your browser to see if the domain name matches the site. If not, it’s phishing. Don’t click it.

Cheers,

Ryan

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