Two scams = big headaches for you

Two new scams are realistic looking but deceptive, one involving a Gmail attachment and the other a supposed Netflix email. The first involves an email with a plausible subject, and an attachment that takes users to a fake Google sign-in page where personal information can be collected. Remember, any email asking you for account information is probably a scam. The latest Netflix email scam does just that, asking users to click on a link from an email, that sends users to a website that looks very similar to an official Netflix login page. Simply don’t click on links in this kind of email. The UW-Madison Division of Information Technology has put together a guide to help identify email scams to help.

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