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Windows 7: 10 tips for spotting a phishing email

14 Feb 2014   #1
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 Pro
10 tips for spotting a phishing email

Every day countless phishing emails are sent to unsuspecting victims all over the world. While some of these messages are so outlandish that they are obvious frauds, others can be a bit more convincing. So how do you tell the difference between a phishing message and a legitimate message? Unfortunately, there is no one single technique that works in every situation, but there are a number of different things that you can look for. This article lists ten.
10 tips for spotting a phishing email - TechRepublic

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14 Feb 2014   #2
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Excellent advice. Thanks for sharing!
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14 Feb 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)
I hate tinyURL

The point about URLs is why I hate tinyURL.

When I was working as a trainer, I told people to check any URLs in an email against the URL pop up tip that browsers provide at the bottom of the screen.
If they don't match, there is a problem.

Of course some "geniuses" then started using tinyURLs instead of full length URLs.
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