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Which one of the following is an example of phishing?

Which one of the following is an example of phishing?

  • An email directing the recipient to enter personal details on afake website.
  • An email directing the recipient to forward the email tofriends.
  • An email warning the recipient of a computer virus threat.
  • An email directing the recipient to download an attachment. 
 
Which one of the following is an example of phishing?

EXPLANATION


Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email,
telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, banking and credit card details, and passwords.
The information is then used to access important accounts and can result in identity theft and financial loss.

SOURCE

http://www.phishing.org/what-is-phishing
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