Beware of the irresistable offer

In this type of phishing, this dream of getting rich quick is exploited by informing you of your good fortune and how to make the dream come true.  Take, for example, an email from Williams and Williams Probate division saying you’ve inherited $1 million from your distant relative in the UK.  Elated and overtaken with joy at your good fortune, you are asked to provide bank and other personal information so that the money can be wired to your account.  As you wait for the money to arrive the attackers drain your account instead.

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