October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and as we become digital citizens more and more, it’s important to remember the basics of keeping yourself secure online. One of those basics: check your links.

Unfortunately, scammers often create websites imitating existing sites, with the goal of tricking you into thinking you’re on the legitimate site. For example, it could be a Facebook login page or the checkout page of your favorite retailer. The fake website will have similar or identical visual elements and a URL that mimics the real one.

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