Phishing is a type of scam. Scammers attempt to steal your confidential data/information like- bank account passwords, credit card numbers or your login details by sending a communication by Email, Call or SMS disguised as being from a trusted sender. These phishing emails look very genuine as scammers copy the organisation or individual format that they are disguised as.
If you have replied to a phishing scam, the scammer can possibly:
Scammers often pretend to be genuine companies. Their emails might look genuine and their sites can look remarkably like the real thing. It can be hard to tell the difference, but it may be a phishing scam if you see the following:
If you’ve been scammed and handed over your important information. Here are few signs to know phishing attack has been successful.
So, you’ve been scammed, what to do now?
Take these steps to strengthen your computer security and get better scam protection right away:
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