You know those annoying emails you get from time to time that seem to come from legitimate sources but, either obviously or not so obviously, seem ‘wrong?’ The ones that seem to be ‘fishy’, even if you can’t quite put your finger on why?
Well, here is a site that can help you find out a bit more about the source and the link that you are asked to follow. Indeed for a few seconds of extra time, it could save you from a world of pain and extra work.
It’s called PhishTank and it’s a free resource, offering a worthwhile service.
Just type the name of the dodgy website into the search bar and see what it comes back with.
What is Phishing?
Here is the long explanation. The short definition is;
the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers, online