Phishing is an online form of identity theft. Some cyber criminals try to steal you bank information through phishing mails. But you can protect yourself from falling into trap by following the given practices:
- Examine Email Address: Most phishing mails claim to be from legitimate business or services. You must have a look at sender email address; if it doesn’t end from business name then it’s suspicious.
- Inspect Website: Then next you need to check the link offered in the email, hover your mouse over it and right click it. Then click on properties, you will see the complete URL and now check if that is from the same business or not. If not then it could be fishing attempt.
- Anti-Spam: Leading web-mail providers have anti-spam technology built in. you can use McAfee anti-spam feature as well to bolster your protection. It will reduce the risk of phishing.
- Check Web-address: whenever you are entering your personal information on any website make sure that the URL is secured by