Click only links and files that are expected, and only from people you trust.
There is a reason so many cyber attacks start with a bogus email message. It works. This type of scam is called phishing, and the goal is to get you to click a fraudulent link, open an unsafe file, or give up personal information. The information below will teach you how to spot a phony links and phishing scams, as well as how to report a phishing attempt.