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Phishing is an email-based cyber attack, often targeting many people at once. This updated module explains key methods cyber attackers use to get people to click on the bait in an email message, such as links, attachments, or redirects. It also identifies the primary clues that each person can use to detect phishing, and how to safely check links in email. Finally, the module reviews additional safe email behaviors, such as careful use of auto-complete and reply-all features, which can accidentally be used to share information with those who are not authorized to see it.