Can you tell a fake Web site from a real one? Do you always know which e-mails are legitimate? Take the McAfee SiteAdvisor phishing quiz and get your safety grade!
I did pretty well, but not good enough. Here’s a tip: when you’re assessing the sites, be on the lookout for spelling, punctuation, and grammar usage errors.
And while you’re at it, take a few minutes to read my Chain Letter Challenge article. I wrote it because I was sometimes sending letters on, and research proved that this is not usually a good thing.
One more thing to look out for: many spammers are now sending out PDF files that include a virus Yes, they can contain viruses.However, you have to own and have installed a version of Adobe Acrobat itself. It does not affect Adobe Reader. If you own Adobe Acrobat software, be sure you know the sender of each PDF, and even then, be careful.