Web Forgery (also known as “Phishing”) is a form of identity theft that occurs when a malicious Web site impersonates a legitimate one in order to trick you into giving up sensitive information such as passwords, account details, or credit card numbers. Phishing attacks usually come from email messages that attempt to lure the recipient into updating their personal information on fake, but very real looking, Web sites. More information on phishing can be found at the Anti-Phishing Working Group, and there are a number of examples and resources available at the Wikipedia Phishing page.
One Email I got ..
We would like to inform you that your Chase online banking is currenty inactive. To avoid losing important information, scheduled payments and payees, you must reactivate your Chase online banking now:
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Chase Customer Center
You are receiving this email notification because this email address is listed as the administrative contact email for your Chase online banking.
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