What is Phishing
Hackers who send phishing Emails or malicious Programs called Phishers .they create fake Emails that appear to come from a trusted Bank or Credit card company, or a Website. These emails will try to trick you into giving your personal details like your username or password or Credit card and Debit card Details.
They also try to get you to Install their malicious Programs on your PC. Which will happen while you browsing if you click on an infected link or open an infected file attachment. Once your computer is infected the Phisher can view all of your Activity. And they can take any information you stored on your computer.
How to Spot a Phishing Email
Phishing emails are sent from Public Email Addresses for Example Phisher@gmail.com
Phishing Email have Unreverent Attachments
Phishers use Generic greetings such as Dear User ,Greetings from paypaal
Phishing Email contain Spelling Mistakes
They have links to unrecognized website or misspelled name of famous websites (for example paypaal,netflics)
phishing Emails create Threats or Sense of Urgency like if you did not replay in 3 days your account will be deactivated.
Toll free Contact Numbers in Phishing emails does not match Known numbers.
How to Avoid Phishing Emails
# Never Ever give your Personal information based on an Email request
# don’t trust Attachments or links from unreverent Emails
# Use Browsers that has Phishing Alerts Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Opera.
# If you think an Email might be Phishing Email Don’t open any link on that message just hover over links to verify the links Original location.
# type a website address rather than using links from unreverent emails.
# always be suspicious of Contact numbers on mails.
# eliminate Phishing Emails Specialized Spam filters will reduce the number of Phishing mails. Email Address Authentication also Work.