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WARNING!
The web page you tried to visit might have been trying to steal your personal information. That page was removed after being identified as a "phishing" web page. A phishing web page tricks people out of bank account information, passwords and other confidential information.
How You Were Tricked
This email is from my bank. It asks me to update my information. I'd better click on the link.
STOP!
Don't fall for scam email.
My Inbox
From: service@Wombank.com

Dear Jane, Your account will be suspended if you do not update your information.

How to Help Protect Yourself
1
Don't trust links in an email.
DANGER!
http://www.amazon.com/update
2
Never give out personal information upon email request.
DANGER!
Name: Jane Smith
Credit Card: 1234 5678 9101 1213
3
Look carefully at the web address.
http://www.annazon.com
4
Type the real website address into a web browser.
http://www.amazon.com
5
Don't call company phone numbers in emails or instant messages. Check a reliable source such as a phone book or credit card statement.
Credit Card Statement
credit statement inset For Customer Service call:0800-xxx-xxxx
6
Don't open unexpected email attachments or instant message download links.
My Inbox
Here is the updated document.
How Phishers Trick You Into Giving Out Personal Information
My Inbox
From: service@Wombank.com


Dear Jane, Your account will be suspended if you do not update your information.


arrowHe forges email addresses to look genuine
arrowHe panics the computer user with an urgent request
arrowHe adds links that appear to connect to a real bank but bring users to the phisher's counterfeit site - to take their information and money
How You Can Help
Should I report this suspicious email?
This one was already reported. You are safe. But please tell your friends what you learned here.
For additional information, please visit APWG's resources page at
http://apwg.org/advice
Legal Disclaimer
PLEASE NOTE:The APWG, Carnegie Mellon University, and any cooperating service providers have provided this message as a public service, based upon information that the URL you were seeking has been involved in a phishing or malware exploit. There is no guarantee that you have not been phished, or that you have not been exposed to malware at the URL you were trying to access, or previously. This is not a complete list of steps that may be taken to avoid harm from phishing, and we offer no warranty as to the completeness, accuracy or pertinence of this advisory with respect to the page you attempted to access. Please see http://www.antiphishing.org for more information. The PhishGuru goldfish character is a trademark of Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.


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