When Google changed its sign-in screen, some users panicked. Although Google’s change was legitimate, these tech-savvy users were right to be cautious: When a well-known website suddenly changes its appearance without warning, it’s often a possible sign of a spear phishing attack.
Some scams are so phony looking, they make you laugh without skepticism. Then there’s the Amazon phishing scam circulating the Internet recently. This scam is targeting both Amazon Prime members and regular customers, and it’s very sneaky.