Ithink I have a phishing email. What should I do besides not click on it?

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I need an answer to a phishing email.
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barb phinney

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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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Nothing just ignore it and go about your day, there's no much you can do but that. You can make future emails from that email address go to your spam folder if you wish as well but usually you don't ever get another one from that same address unless you respond to the first.
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Just delete it too.  Dont even click on the unsubscribe on the phishing email
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Just delete it and ignore it. You can set it as junk and the email provider learns more about phishing emails and is more likely to either prevent them or send them to your junk folder.
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Allan, Mobile Master

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If you're unsure whether its a phising email or not you can always check the email address its coming from to see if it looks legit.
As well, if its something important like a message from Koodo telling you to pay a bill, you can login to self serve and check if there is actually a bill that needs to be paid.
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Dennis, Mobile Master

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For any emails that require you to login, I usually avoid clicking the the easy login link they provide.  I just google the login page
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TJ Smith

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Delete, Flag the sender and if you have an "Internet Security System" like BitDefender/McAfee/AVG or else: get the browser plug-in to help protect your PC from fishing email or Trojan.

If it's mimicking a service you currently use, contact the service provider and report this to protect yourself in case of potential fraudulent activities in your account with said provider.

Cheers