Take this Google quiz to see if you can spot phishing emails

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You’re worried that you might get scammed online? If you aren’t, you should be.

Jigsaw, a subsidiary of parent company Alphabet, on Tuesday introduced a  that tests whether you can a phishing email. The results point out how to identify possible scams.

emails are one of most common forms of online scams, according to Jigsaw’s blog post. They’re fake emails that hackers and scammers use as bait to steal your passwords, information, money or items you’ve listed on e-commerce sites like eBay. In June, the FBI busted a major email fraud criminal ring that stole millions of dollars from businesses by targeting employees who had access to company finances.

“We created this quiz based on the security trainings we’ve held with nearly 10,000 journalists, activists, and political leaders around the world from Ukraine to Syria to Ecuador,” Jigsaw said in the blog post. “We’ve studied the latest techniques attackers use, and designed the quiz to teach people how to spot them.”

 

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