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Security Tip (Phishing): Always hover over the link to see real URL

Posted by erich13 on April 16, 2008

A “common trick is to make the anchor text for a link appear to be valid, when the link actually goes to the phishers’ site” – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing

For example, I got this email apparently from PayPay that has a link that looks like it is linked to https://www.paypay.com, but it is in fact linked to http://tatianamccabe.com/index.html.

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