Phishing, Spoofing and Identity Theft

"Phishing", pronounced like "fishing", is an attempt by criminals to gain your
personal and financial information. These scams are usually attempted via email,
containing a request for the consumer to enter private information into a fake
login box or website that the criminals have created in order to capture your
personal information. We have identified a number of resources that will help
you in understanding and avoiding phishing, spoofing and identity theft online: