Would you give your bank account information to a professional-looking stranger who stops you on the street? The obvious answer is no, but thousands of people do it every day—except through email and convincing banner advertisements.
It’s called phishing, and it’s an identity thief’s top way to access your personal information. For example, you receive an email from someone posing as your bank or credit card company, asking you to verify some information or check your balance. You click the link in the email, where it takes you to a login page, which you realize is fake—after you’ve already entered your account number and password.
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