Can I Click on the Link in My Email ?

Can I Click on the Link in My Email ?

This article covers how users can examine a link they receive in their email and determine if it's safe to click on it.

The email in question might say, "Help save animals today ... click here." Or the email might even show a valid-looking URL hyperlink like However, where you think you're going is not always where you end up when you click these links.

You should always be suspicious of links in email. Before you click, you should verify that you recognize the URL.

Some websites can install malicious software just by visiting them.

Phishers love to use websites that appear legitimate, for example,, however when you click on it it will take you to some other website it will even look like a legit DHL website. Phishers do this to steal your passwords and other sensitive information.

If you are prompted to install content or download a file when visiting a website, always click No and follow up with your IT support.

Companies will never ask for passwords, social security numbers, or other sensitive data via email.

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