What is phishing?
Phishing is a way of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
Who do I report phishing to?
Forward the full email header of the suspected phishing email to:
How do I view "full email headers"?
- After signing into CenturyLink WebMail, right click on the suspicious email and select Show Original
- For other email clients, read How do I get my email program to reveal the full, unmodified email? (not affiliated with CenturyLink)
What to do if you have fallen victim to phishing?
If you have fallen victim to phishing, file a report with the Federal Trade Commission or call toll-free, 1-877-438-4338.
What to do if you have fallen victim to Identity Theft?
If your personal information is lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised, you can minimize the potential damage from identity theft. For more information go to the Federal Trade Commission
Where can I learn more about phishing?
Learn more about phishing scams, how they work and how you can protect yourself by watching Phishing Scams in Plain English