Can You Spot Phishing Emails? New Quiz Builds Skills

January 23, 2019

Email scams are common, such as fake messages that tell you to reset your password, spam, and phishing attempts that try to winnow their way into your real estate transactions. How good are you at telling a phishing email from a real one?

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Google subsidiary Jigsaw is trying to educate internet users on how to spot fraudulent emails with a quiz. The quiz gives you eight email examples and allows you to choose between “legitimate” and “phishing.”

Some of the red flags could include suspicious email addresses or spoofed URLs. After you take the quiz, you’ll receive some tips on how to better spot phishing attempts that may come to your inbox.

Take the quiz >