One of the quickest ways for an attacker to harvest financial data, credentials, and sensitive personal information is through phishing. These social engineering attacks can typically be found masquerading as a trusted or recognizable service, intent on tricking unsuspecting users into submitting sensitive information on the attacker’s customized web page.

Criminals use phishing because it can be easier to exploit a human’s natural inclination to trust rather than look for new ways to exploit a software vulnerability — it’s often easier to trick a user into giving up their password than trying to hack the password using brute force or dictionary attacks, unless of course the target happens to be using really weak credentials.

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