This brief article will help you avoid be scammed by demonstrating how phishing scams work with real-life examples. This phishing scam will install malware on your computer where the goal of the scam in part 1, Your Password has Been Stolen, was to steal your email address and password.
As knowledge of scams plays a significant role in avoiding becoming a victim, I thought I would show you how these crooks go about stealing your credentials via a phishing scam. This is actually very similar to how John Podesta got his emails stolen during the 2016 Presidential Election.
Scammers are getting really good at making legitimate-looking phishing emails. But accidentally clicking a link could result in identity theft, destruction of your data, stolen credentials or severe virus infection that will cost you thousands of dollars.