|sites for phishing purpose. These
attacks are mainly carried by using Emails, Instant messaging or phone
calls. Phishing is a example of social engineering to make the fool of
user. In Phishing, people are convinced to enter their private
information in spoofed sites. This is a criminal activity and a
punishable crime. So, before giving you the web trick on how to protect
your self from these sites, I suggested that you should never create
phishing sites. Detecting fraud emails and phishing sites can be
extremely difficult. Here we are giving you new trick and tips to detect
these phishing sites and emails and protect your self from getting
hacked or foolish.
Phishing Site Can Use the Following Techniques to affect the user:
1 Link manipulation
2 Filter evasions
3. Phone phishing
1. Link Manipulation:
- This method is one of the popular method used to make user convinced
to enter their private information in spoofed sites. Basically in this
method a misspelled url of the original website is sent. Let us see some
instead of the original address http://www.orkut.com.
There is also a second method that can be used in the different misleading anchor tag
example:-The URL given below may seem to take you to orkut but it will
take you to our homepage. You can test it by clicking on the link.
Click Here To Visit orkut
So the first web trick is: Try to avoid clicking on links in your emails inbox. Type the proper address of the site yourself.
2. Filter evasion:
- The main method to bring a user to a phishing site is by using
emails. Now these days user uses various anti-phishing filters to block
phishing text. To overcome these hackers started mailing website
addresses in pictures. So now images are by default blocked by Gmail and
you have to enable them manually.
3. Phone Phishing: -
Websites and Emails are not the only methods. In phone phishing Users
receive phone calls or messages requesting them to verify their
information by telling the caller. Some peoples on the call try to
convince you to give your private information such as "your net banking
user name and password” "credit card information” and
other finical information. It is recommended that you should never
reveal your sensitive information to the caller.
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