October 19, 2021

When Scammers Go Phishing, They Hope to Reel In You and Your Business Data

There’s an old expression: “fishing for information.” It means that a person is trying to pry information from you indirectly.

In today’s world, that old saying has been updated and modified.

Now, cybercrooks go phishing for information from individuals and businesses. The scammers don’t come right out and say, “Can you give me your email address and password so I can steal thousands of dollars from you?” Instead, they also take the indirect approach…through phishing.

They use all sort of trickery—well-disguised lies and deceit—to extract valuable information from businesses and their employees. Their bag of tricks includes emails, texts and fake websites that seem to be legitimate to lure you in. Once you’re hooked,…

Read full article here: labusinessjournal.com