If you ever get an email that appears to be from your bank or some other online service telling you that you need to click a link in the email to log in to your account and update your personal information, don’t do it.
These types of emails are almost always fakes. And even the rare few that are legitimate should never be trusted!
There is one (and only one) exception: That is when you cannot remember your password for an account and you click the “Forgot Password” link, in which case you’ll most likely receive an email containing a link to click in order to reset your password.
ALL other such emails should be assumed to be fake! [Read more…]