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Consumer Reports: Avoiding online scams

Posted at 8:50 AM, Oct 18, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-18 10:50:16-04

Among the most widely known online scams is phishing, in which the perpetrators try to steal your private information, such as online account logins and personal financial data. They use fake emails, websites and even phone texts.

Jeff Fox, technology editor of Consumer Reports, spoke with Good Day Utah Thursday with tips on how not to get phished.