What is phishing?
Phishing is when an email is made to look like it is from a known, trusted and reliable source in an attempt gain access to personal or sensitive information, for example
- username and password
- date of birth
- bank account details
- credit card details
Information gained is often used for malicious reasons, sold on or made available to others.
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
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