Beware of the holiday phishing email

 The bad guys are licking their candy canes in sweet, sweet anticipation.


Anticipation of what?


They can't wait to steal your holiday joy (and cash, passwords, and personal information) through the many online scams, cons, fake websites, phishing emails, and tricks they've prepared just for you. You’ll these scams everywhere this month. Especially in your inbox.


Let’s talk holiday phishing emails.


The holiday phishing email often includes an unbelievable coupon, special shopping offer, or impossible to get item. Other lures include bogus gift card offers, giveaways, contests, and too-good-to-be-true deals. The scams will also try to create a sense of "act now" urgency, like putting time limits on the deals.


How good are you phish catching skills? Find out in my Phish or Friend Online Quiz event on December 14 at Noon CT and only $12.99. Learn more and register at


I also talked about the Phish or Friend in this Facebook Live Video - watch to learn more.

Finally make sure you've grab your guide to safe and secure online holiday shopping.


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