Tag: Phishing

I’ve been getting a slew of these Paypal Phishing spam emails. It said I have purchased something. Of course the link does NOT go to Paypal. If you wonder what is going on in your account – go to the main site, do not log in via an email link.

Where to look to tell if a link is going to the proper website

I previously commented on LinkedIn Phishing and today a very real looking Facebook notification appeared. I worry about you so I thought I’d publish this again. How to detect if an email notification is legit or phishing: Hover over the link and see where it leads. If that doesn’t work just go directly to the […]

One way to tell if an email really links to where it claims

I’ve been getting some fake LinkedIn messages lately. How do you know they are fake? Hover over the accept button and see where it leads to. This one does not go to LinkedIn. If you can’t tell or don’t want to bother, just go directly to LinkedIn instead of through the email message link – […]