FBI Calls for Public to Report Online Phishing Activities

Jeff Brody

The FBI has alerted the citizens on online users that the use of internet phishing to secure sensitive information. FBI noted that criminals are attempting to utilize public trust on secured hyperlinks through the imitation of company websites and actual contacts on email messages, the Internet Crime Complaint Center said Monday.

The emails contain URLs that will lure users to malicious websites and may cause theft of login information. The agency advised to check any spelling and grammar errors in emails and validate the legitimacy of received messages and websites. In addition, FBI called the public to report any suspicious activities to IC3 through its website.

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