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Report Phish Emails on Gmail and Yahoo Mail!

Have you come across any emails that look suspiciously like phishing attacks? Remember to never give any personal information or click on any links. Instead, you can REPORT THEM to your email provider. The steps are listed here!

How to Recognize Phishing:
Always be wary of any message that asks for your personal information or messages that refer you to a web page asking for personal information. If you receive this type of message, please DO NOT provide any personal information or click on any links.

Messages or websites phishing for information might ask you to enter:

  • Usernames and passwords
  • Social Security numbers
  • Bank account numbers
  • PINs (Personal Identification Numbers)
  • Full credit card numbers
  • Your mother’s maiden name
  • Your birthday

Before Clicking:
Pay attention to sign-in screens.
Cyber criminals can use links in emails, tweets, posts and online advertisements to direct you to fake sign-in screens, where they can steal your password. Only sign in to your account when you are certain you visited the real site directly. Check the Internet address to be sure.

Report Phish Emails:

To report phishing in Gmail:

  1. Select the email you are reporting
  2. Click the down arrow next to "Reply"
  3. Select “Report phishing.” 

To report phishing in Yahoo:

Select the email you are reporting
Click the down arrow next to "Spam"
Click "Report a Phishing Scam"

As easy as 1-2-3 AND YOU'RE DONE.

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