A few weeks ago I received a comment on one of my flickr photos that was an obvious phishing attempt. I promptly erased the message but just to be safe, I emailed my friends and family and warned them to be on the lookout for such dangers on the web. I soon realized that my parents, for example, have no idea what phishing is, and probably many other folks out there don’t either.
Take McAfee’s short ten question phishing quiz and see if you know how to recognize a real site verses some malicious site after your passwords and bank accounts, and if not, educate yourself in the process. I scored 9 out of 10 — somehow the fake Amazon site tricked me.
How well did you do?