The concept of phishing is hard to explain to those that haven't experienced it or seen it up close. It's a very quick innocuous crime with the speed and dexterity of the pick-pocket, but the victim doesn't even know for weeks or months, if they ever realize it at all. Education is the only preventative. Scott does a good job here-
These kinds of email are a dime a dozen but I thought it might be good to have an example I can point to when trying to educate others.
Read the full post about Phishing at TechLifeBlogged.