What does phishing mean?

Answer Well as an experienced ex-phisher, I know exactly what phishing is. The common definition of phishing used worldwide is basically a "hacker" illegally attempting to lure you in to giving him/her an... Read More »

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What is phishing ?

Phishing is a term used when a website portrays itself as another in order to gain access to your account.For example, you get a link to a website that asks for your login details for... Yahoo. Wh... Read More »

Where is the phishing filter in IE8?

Internet Explorer 8 includes a feature named the "SmartScreen Filter." This filter alerts the user of a possible phishing site, allowing the user to continue to the web page or navigate to the comp... Read More »

What is a phishing email?

A phishing email is supposed to look like a real email and fool you into submitting confidential information. Phishing emails look similar to those from a real company that you may already do busin... Read More »

What does a phishing filter do?

The practice of phishing is used to deceive Internet users into providing their personal information like passwords, name, address, financial information and Social Security numbers to criminals.Pr... Read More »