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What is phishing?
Phishing is a fraud scam and usually made through email. The purpose is to steal your personal information. Phishing email usually appears that it is an official-looking email and with a link to an official-looking page. It will ask you to click the link and enter your personal information like credit card number, account number or password.
How to prevent phishing?
The best way to protect yourself from phishing is to learn how to recognize a phish. It is very easy to recongnize a phish. What you need to do is simply to identify the url (web page address) of the link in the email. The following are the steps:
1. Right-click the link in the email.
2. Click Properties.
3. If the email is from Paypal, you will see something like "paypal.com". If not, it is a scam.
Do not just look at the text on the link. You must use the above method.