How to spot email scams (phishing)
More and more of us use online accounts for a wide range of services.
Fraudsters may send out emails telling you that there’s a problem with your account and you need to verify your account details.
In many phishing attacks, they give you a very short timescale to respond saying that it is urgent or that you have to verify your details within a few hours, to increase the sense of pressure on you.
Clicking on the ‘verify your details’ link may bring you to a fake website or infect your computer with malware.