Posts Tagged ‘phishing’

For those who don’t know what phishing means, Wikipedia defines phishing as:

“an attempt to acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.”

The most common form of phishing is when someone receives an “urgent” email asking them to take immediate action to prevent some impending disaster. Here are some examples: (more…)

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