What is phishing attack :
Phishing is a type of social engineering attack through email, telephone, text massage for access all credentials, credit card number, data, and logins by unauthorized way.
Unauthorized person like hackers use this technique. they create a fake or mimic email but that look like as a actual mail or massages and send to you from spoofed organization, that email received in spam box . That's emails having malicious link, which can lead to the installation of malware, the freezing of the system as part of a ransomware attack or the revealing of sensitive information with just clicking by you. After clicked on link your credentials will be generate in hackers computer.
That's mail mainly received with HTTP:// URLs means not secured but normally websites having with HTTPS:// urls means secure by Hyper text transfer protocol so look very carefully before clicked on any this type of spam or link.
Phishing have mainly two purpose:
1-E-mail phishing scams :
E-mail phishing is a like numbers game. An attacker sending out thousands of uncleared messages can net significant information and sums of money, even if only a small percentage of recipients fall for the scam.They Use the same phrasing, typefaces, logos, and signatures makes the messages appear legitimate but that's all is fake.
2-spear phishing :
In this phising technique targets are always a specific person or enterprise with belongs to a application users. It’s a very depth version of phishing that requires special knowledge about an organization, and about its internal power structure.
Using Technique/way for phishing:
- sense of urgency
- Unusual sender
As seen above, that's some techniques attackers use to increase their success rates and values.
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