IJCTT-International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology
Phishing is a term used to describe various scams that use fraudulent e-mail messages, sent by criminals, to trick people into exposing personal information. The criminals use this information identity to rob bank accounts or take over computers. Counterfeit websites, using "Hijacked" company brands and logos are created to lure individuals into revealing information that are confidential. These digital thugs are "Phishing" for any data they can obtain to prey on people and further their criminal activities.