But the Federal Trade Commission warns that it can be risky if you’re not careful. Watch out for scammers who try to talk you into giving up your personal information. Don’t reply to email, text, or popups that ask for personal or financial information.
Get tips from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to avoid phishing scams. Learn how to detect a phishing scam at the FTC website, or go to USA.Gov for more information on avoiding disaster on the web.