Re: Please recomend me a Anti-Phishing Guide website.....................!!!!!

From: Nick Roberts (nick.roberts_at_acm.org)
Date: 01/27/05

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    Ronald Reitch LMT <myemail@email.net> wrote:

    > I'm concerned for my mother's sake. My mother is very new to computing so
    > much so that she uses remote assistance with me to guide her through her
    > computing. Recently a pop-up requested her to charge her $14.95 on her
    > credit card in which she gullibly reply to! I am very much alarmed by this
    > that someone could easily deceive my mother and wish to protect my mother
    > as much as possible by giving her as much information as possible. Is
    > there any web site on Internet that can easily explain how phishing works
    > and steps to protect yourself? Thank you!

    One possible site is:

       http://www.antiphishing.org/consumer_recs.html

    It mentions a free 'ScamBlocker' at:

       http://www.earthlink.net/earthlinktoolbar/download/

    I can't personally recommend it, but it looks like it might be helpful to
    you. HTH

    -- 
    Nick Roberts
    

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