What is phishing?
Fraudulently sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to trick individuals into revealing personal information, such as passwords and financial information.
Phishing can also be carried out over text messages (Smishing) and phone calls (Vishing).
Don’t click on the links in unsolicited emails and texts.
Don’t open the attachments in unsolicited emails.
Don’t reveal personal or financial information as a result of unsolicited emails, texts or calls.
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Forward Suspect Emails
The Government has recently set up a source to where recipients are asked to forward suspect emails. The intent is to try to catch the fraudsters before they go too far: firstname.lastname@example.org