7 steps to stop phishing attacks from stealing your personal details
April 23, 2021
The lure may be an email claiming to be from LinkedIn, with a link asking someone to log in with a name and password — and then steal that information. Or it could be pretending to be from their bank, stating they need to restore their account — and taken to a fake page which steals their details.
You may even encounter a fake app that is also phishing for details, as one iOS app called Setup for Amazon Alexa tried to do back in 2018. After downloading the app, it tried to get people to enter the IP address of their device and its serial number.