When you receive an email requesting personal information, never reply or comply. Delete the email.

Have you seen a message something like this in your email inbox? If so, never reply or go to the link. The only thing to do with it is to delete it!

The Aldridge Company will never request information about username and password by soliciting via email. Reputable companies will not either. This is a practice is known as “phishing” or “social engineering.” The scammers and spammers that operate these sites may use a reputable company’s names to seek information (like usernames, passwords, account numbers, etc.), and then, if you comply, they have your personal information with which they can potentially damage your credit, your accounts, your services, or perpetuate spam emails.

When you receive an email requesting personal information including any of the following: username, password, account number, social security number, or other personal information never reply or comply. Delete the email. If you have questions, call the alleged company that is requesting the information (do not reply to any address in the email) to verify.

View our IT support services to find out how to catch phishing emails.