Always log in at Check any page's URL before you enter your login info—when in doubt, you can always type directly into your browser.

Turn browser security alerts on

Install a pop-up blocker and antivirus software: Install a pop-up blocker or antivirus software from a trustworthy source. Remember to run scans for viruses and malware frequently, and keep your antivirus software up-to-date.

Check the sender: Don't click any links or download any attachments unless you know and trust the source.

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