Learn About Phishing
What is Phishing?
Phishing is a virtual attack that is done through virtual means of communication. Phishing attacks are attempts at stealing banking information, usernames, passwords, social security numbers, and other sensitive personal data. Often times, cybercriminals include malware in their phishing messages that lets them hack your device. A serious case of phishing leads to identity theft.
Scam artists use your personal data to:
- Hack into personal accounts.
- Steal your identity.
- Obtain and abuse your banking info.
- Hijack your email or social media accounts and send out mass phishing messages to your contacts.