Internet users have become the victim of a phishing attack and have lost a lot of money, shall, in the worst case, the blame – for example, if enabled on your computer no firewall or anti-virus software was not up to date. So you do not even walk in the case of phishing, we show you how to recognize phishing e-mails and how you can effectively protect against attacks on your privacy.
Phishing is documented since the mid-90s. It refers to trying to get by phishing e-mails and fake Web addresses to access data of a user in order to plunder his bank account or the account with payment systems like PayPal. The access to mail order companies, Internet auctions or packing stations can be collected and used by the attackers.
Number of phishing attacks is increasing
The methods of the phishers have become more sophisticated over the years,