How to tell it's phishing.

  1. It was sent by a “team.” “Mail account team.” “Google team.”
  2. It’s from you bank, but you never gave them your e-mail address.
  1. If it’s addressed to “customer” and it’s from a bank you don’t have an account with.
  2. If it’s from the “Internet police” claiming that you are going to lose your connection due to surfing porn. True, that.

Put the mouse pointer over the link and look really closely at the URL. It might look something like “http://yourbankURL.123456789.com/registration”. If your browser doesn’t show it, it’s most likely a faker.

  1. The email came from yourbank@gmail.com or yourISP@yahoo.com
  2. The logo is pixelated from being resized incorrectly
  3. They sign off with “God Bless”