We’ve all seen sketchy looking emails or texts with malicious links to click on. There are still people who fall for these more obvious types of scams, however, phishing scam messages are designed to be deceiving. They use methods that appear valid or of some urgent matter, encouraging its victim to hand over their data.
Phishing attempts happen in many ways, such as:
- deceptive email campaigns,
- suspicious SMS alerts (called smishing),
- fake websites designed to look and sound authentic, and more.