Phishing Scams

Phishing scams are one of the most widespread types, as they have made their way to every corner of the globe via the internet and email servers. 

What is a phishing scam? It’s a type of fraud that tries to get vital information from a person such as their email address, phone number, or Social Security number. The information is used for a variety of purposes, including organized crime, identity theft, and more.

 

Phishing Scams: Full List  Below

The most common form is an email phishing scam, typically offering something very enticing such as free money or something along those lines, but requires some information to get it to you. The money never arrives, and your vital information has been stolen. 

New ones emerge all the time, such as an Apple phishing scam, scams related to PayPal, and many more. Learn more about phishing scams below to keep yourself on your guard.

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