Security and privacy online: Spotting phishing scams

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Phishing is a type of fraud and criminals try to get you to reveal confidential information such as your passwords, bank or credit card details.  

Always remember: IT Services and your local IT support staff will never ask you for your password, especially not by an email or a phone call.

So… do you trust that online environment and can you spot phishing emails and websites?  Don’t forget, sometimes the easiest way to get someone’s password is to ask for it, and the criminals know this!