Friday, February 5, 2016

What is Phishing & How It Works?

There have always been scams. Get-rich-quick letters, pyramid schemes, fake competitions, charities that don't exist. Internet is an indispensable part of our life today, it has made out life easy at the same time it also makes it easier for the scammers to get your attention. The tools available to senders of misleading and phishing e-mails are extensive and cheap. Spam is illegal in many countries but we still get a lot of it. The same goes for the scams that arrive in our inbox. These days, there are so many possible scams that it can be hard to tell the difference between them.

First we'll focus on is the practice of 'phishing' - the word is derived from 'fishing' for consumer information, and 'ph' is a common replacement for 'f' in the hacking community. Phishing refers to the process of tricking you into giving up personal details such as your bank account or credit card
What is Phishing & How It Works?

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