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Beware new wave of Walmart phishing scams!

Scammers are using the world’s largest retailer to try to rip you off. A new wave of email phishing scams pretend to be from Walmart, but are actually linked to dangerous cybercriminals.

Spam is nothing new, and I'm not talking about the kind that comes from a can that you can deep-fry. Spam, junk mail, and phishing attempts have been around since the beginning of email services, and they're not going anywhere anytime soon.

Having good junk mail and spam filters in place are usually enough to protect you from the flood of scams that come into your inbox. Click here to catch up on the right way to deal with spam.

But sometimes spam does make it to your inbox, and it's up to you to keep yourself protected.

Case in point, one of my employees got this email from Walmart claiming that there was a gift card that needed to be activated. However, one good look at the email proved it to be a scam, and I wanted to make sure that you don't make the mistake of clicking on this spammy email.

Next page: Take a look at the email from "Walmart."
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