Security Lessons
Security Lessons
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Security Lessons
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Phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Phishing is typically carried out by e-mail or instant messaging.

What are the signs of phishing?

  • Unsolicited requests for personal information
  • Alarmist warnings. .
  • Mistakes.
  • Addressed as “Customer.
  • The words “verify your account"
  • The phrase “Click the link below to gain access to your account.”

Purpose of Phishing:

Collect your personal information for:

  • To impersonate you.
  • To steal or rob you.

Phishing Techniques:

  • Social engineering.
  • Link manipulation.
  • Filter evasion.
  • Website forgery.
  • Phone phishing.