Phishing – that’s an attempt to acquire your sensitive information, be it usernames, passwords, credit card details etc. Usually the reason is malicious – very often to get your money. The bad guys masquerade as a trustworthy entity like your bank, employer or friends and even family members. Examples are popular social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors. Once a victim clicks on a link it directs that person to enter details at a fake website whose look and feel are almost identical to the legitimate one. Phishing emails may contain links to websites that are infected with malware.
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