Phishing is unfortunately getting more common, and more advanced. According to Wikipedia, Phishing
is a criminal activity using social engineering techniques. Phishers attempt to fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
Your bank will never ask you for your password by email. Take this Phishing Quiz to see how good you are at detecting the webpage and email scams, it’s not as easy as you might think.
Via Susan at Divine Parenting