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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Inside Out by Doug Sheresh, Beth Sheresh, Jim Boyce

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How Outlook 2007 Phishing Protection Works

Phishing is an attempt to fraudulently obtain personal information by luring you to a Web site and asking you to disclose things like passwords, credit card numbers, and so on. This Web site is spoofed, or pretending to be a trusted site—sometimes remarkably well—when it is actually a fake setup to help steal your personal information. Phishing is often done by sending e-mail that directs you to the spoofed site. With the widespread use of HTML e-mail, it’s easier to disguise the actual destination of a link, and accordingly harder for you to detect the misdirection.

Fortunately, Microsoft has added anti-phishing features to Outlook 2007, to help protect you from suspicious Web sites and e-mail addresses. ...

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