Phishing is a global problem for businesses as well as individuals, targeting billion people globally in the past year (Cyber threats: trends in phishing and spear phishing – infographic | Great Infographics
This Infographic Shows the Common Ways Scammers Try to Phish Your Account
Chances are if your email or social media account has ever been compromised, you accidentally gave your credentials to the scammers yourself. The most common way to infiltrate an account is called phishing, in which people trick you into handing over your login info to false websites that look legitimate.
Ever get an email "from" a friend or acquaintance inviting you to sign up for a new service, log in to your favorite site or help them out by sending them money? That's a "Spear Phishing" attack, and here's why it's so dangerous...