What is Phishing?
Phishing is where “cyber criminals” attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by disguising their attack as a trustworthy communication – usually an email or a website. They are often very convincing and to most users, exceptionally hard to spot.
I’m smart, I wouldn’t fall for that!
The phishing emails are designed to look exactly like the normal emails they are pretending to be and cyber criminals often use domain names (website addresses) that are very similar to the real domain to trick the user. For example, if in a hurry or you’re checking messages late at night, would you immediately spot something hooky with one of these two links: