Consumer Advice

How to Avoid Phishing Scams

FBI's Common Fraud Schems information page

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. - a consumer awareness program

Bank Safe Online from our research partners APACS in the UK

Federal Trade Commission "Avoid ID Theft: Deter, Detect, Defend", a campaign to advise consumers on techniques to neutralize identity thef

Site Jabber Blog, a consumer protection service which helps people avoid fraudulent websites and find ones they will love.

Good collection of articlase on "Identity Theft & Data Breaches" hosted by the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.

Our research partners at Wombat Security Technologies have developed this cute little game to help customers recognize phishing attacks. Play the first round of AntiPhishing Phil and see how knowledgeable you are.

Another effort to educate users is SecurityCartoon.com which describes common threats and what to do to avoid them. This is done in a language that is accessible to typical Internet users.