Defense Against Crime


Spotting a Phishing Scam

Filed under: Cyber Crimes,Cyber Security — peppereyes @ 9:15 AM
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I received the following email in my inbox today.


Now on the surface..this looks like a valid email right?

  • It has the Chase Logo
  • It says it’s from the Chase Fraud Department

So how can I spot that it’s a fake.

  • I don’t have a chase account, which meant they have an email list and is sending this to everyone on that list. (Chumming the waters).
    1. They are hoping that many on this list are chase customers.
    2. They are hoping that many of those Chase Customer will click on the link.
    3. They are hoping that those Chase customer that clink on the link will provide them with valuable information that can be used to steal their identity or access their chase account.
  • The replay email <>. A valid one would be from
  • If you hover over the link it URL is
    1. If you look it was send not from but from some hotel in Italy.
  • Most companies like chase would not e-mail you, they will send you a letter asking you to login to check your security.


  1. Don’t click on the link
  2. Make it as SPAM
  3. Delete it. Self-Defense Safety and Security Products is dedicated to providing you with the best and most affordable self-defense products, and safety products on the market to meet the security needs of you, your family members or your business, by assisting anyone who is unwilling to become a victim of crime.  If you want to take personal responsibility for protection, home security, business security, purchase our high quality discount self-defense products and arm yourself with the knowledge about self-defense and security products and information of the best way to stay secure in an ever-increasing violent world. In today’s society, being equipped mentally and physically is no longer an option.


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