Copywriter, technical writer, translator (FR>EN, ES>EN, IT>EN), journalist

Don't be a phish

Oddly, in the four years or so since the video below was published, not much has changed in the world of phishing.

Phishing commonly refers to the activity of tricking people into surrendering financial or other important information using official-looking emails.

It ought to be obvious that your Citibank account isn’t in danger of being shut down if you’ve never had an account with Citibank, but enough people still fall for these scams that criminals continue to flood the Internet with scam emails like the ones shown in this video.

You might find the techie stuff in the middle of this video tricky to understand, but the explanation at the beginning and the tips at the end ought to help you protect your personal information.