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How to Protect Yourself From Phishing - Useful Tips

Whenever you use a link to access a website, be sure to check for the URL of the website and compare it with the original. It is recommend that you type in the URL yourself whenever you access a website or bookmark/store the URL in your list of 'Favorites' for repeated use.

Genuine websites/services will never send e-mails that ask for your confidential information to be sent back to them by return e-mail or through a web form. If you receive an e-mail requesting your confidential/security details like, password or account name or number, or PIN -  you should not respond to such messages.

If you receive a job offer via e-mail, ensure that it's from a genuine and reputed company.

Delete suspicious e-mails without opening them. If you happen to open them, do not click any link(s) or attachment(s) they may contain.

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