Don't take the bait - Internet Explorer 7 tools help you recognize phishing scams
My latest column for the Windows Help and How-to Community is now live.
"With more and more people using Internet banking and other online financial services, the number of con artists trying to separate us from our hard-earned savings has grown. People who are new to these services—including some of my own family members and friends—can find it hard to recognize e‑mail phishing scams that try to steal their personal and financial information. Such "street smarts" are only gained through time and experience, and even people with that experience can still be fooled.
So, how can you protect yourself and your close relations from theft and deceit in the online world, especially if you've never encountered a phishing scam? For starters, you can use Windows Internet Explorer 7 and its built-in Phishing Filter."
You can see the rest of the article here