Phishing

DEFINITION: Phishing

Phishing is a scamming technique used by hackers to obtain personal or professional information by pretending to be a trusted third party.

Its goal is to lure a person by impersonating a company or a publicly known organization (administrations, banks, energy suppliers…) using a counterfeit website, a fake e-mail or a fake SMS for example. These communications can look suspicious, alarmists or can promise money.

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