Phishing scams remain one of the most convincing methods cyber criminals use against individuals to gather personal information, such as account and financial information, credit cards and other identity information. The following organizations and vendors provide online quizzes and games. It is important that everyone knows how to detect a phishing scam whether you are at work, school or at home.
Take your time and test your skills on detecting phishing scams. You will be surprised at how much you will learn by completing even one of the examples, but try to do them all.
- The Dell SonicWall Phishing IQ Test provides sample e-mails.
- OnGardOnline.gov provides a phishing scam game.
- PayPal has long been a target for phishing scams. They now offer a phishing challenge.
- Cisco OpenDNS provides a phishing quiz.