What is phishing

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Phishing is a form of fraud which is aimed at gaining access to your account and/or sensitive information.

Phishing usually involves phony emails or direct messages on social networks asking you to visit a link, download a file or open an attachment.

If you take any of these actions, it may result in infecting your device with malicious software that an attacker will use to steal your personal data like login credentials, bank account information, credit card numbers, etc.