Phishing

Phishing (also known as carding or brand spoofing) is a type of e-mail fraud that tries to get you to divulge sensitive financial information such as a credit card number or account password. To learn more, read this definition from Webopedia ( http://www.pcwebopaedia.com/TERM/P/phishing.html ) and this alert from the Federal Trade Commission ( http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/alerts/phishingalrt.htm ).


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Feldman, Barbara. "Phishing." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 6 Jan. 2004. Web. 1 Mar. 2015. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/159/phishing/ >.


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