PHISHING

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PHISHING:

PHISHING PHISHING IS AN E-MAIL FRAUD METHOD IN WHICH THE PERPETRATOR SENDS OUT LEGITIMATE LOOKING EMAIL IN AN ATTEMPT TO GATHER PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FROM RECIPIENTS

Typically ,the messages appear to come from well known and trustworthy websites. Websites that are frequently spoofed by phishers include eBay, MSN,yahoo, best buy, and America online. :

Typically ,the messages appear to come from well known and trustworthy websites. Websites that are frequently spoofed by phishers include eBay, MSN ,yahoo, best buy, and A merica online.

Phishers use number of different social engineering and email spoofing ploys to try to trick their victims. In one fairly example before federal trade commission(F TC), a 17-year-old male sent out messages purporting to be from America online that said their had been a billing problem with the recipients accounts and asked for personal information including credit card numbers, personal identification numbers (PINs), social security numbers, and passwords. This was used for identity theft. :

Phishers use number of different social engineering and email spoofing ploys to try to trick their victims. In one fairly example before federal trade commission(F TC), a 17-year-old male sent out messages purporting to be from America online that said their had been a billing problem with the recipients accounts and asked for personal information including credit card numbers, personal identification numbers (PINs), social security numbers, and passwords. This was used for identity theft.