Scam Watch: What Does Phishing Mean ?

Dear Readers,

A lot of people have been asking me what the word Phishing mean. I personally was surprised, that I did not get this question earlier because It is pretty much everywhere. Being  report this and that so how do you know what e-mails to report. If you have no idea what the word Phishing means. So here this is the meaning and breakdown of the word Phishing.

Phishing – is an attempt to criminally and or fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords and or credit card information. By looking like a trustworthy source in an electronic communication form. Such as PayPal or E-bay and or Online Banks. Phishing is typically carried out by e-mail or Instant Messenger Services. Such as MSN, ICQ, OR AIM and often directs users to enter details on a website.

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Till My Next Post,

Remy “Se7en”

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