Phishing Email

Most of you may know by now what phishing email is and its intended purpose. For those who do not I will be brief. The term phishing is a variant of the word fishing and alludes to the use of clickable links or email attachments as bait designed to entice a reader’s link-clicking bite. Phishing email is sent in an attempt to acquire certain information, usually log-in credentials, your username and password, and even social security and driver’s license numbers. I must admit to falling for one or two of these spoofs myself in the past. Back then I was merely redirected to some sales pitch page. Continue reading

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