A fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication.

Example: An email appears to be from a bank, requesting the recipient to click a link and enter their login credentials. However, the link leads to a fake website designed to steal the user’s information.

There are several different types of Phishing:

Email Phishing (Link to itself)

Spear Phishing (Link to itself)