Sometimes it is ridiculously clumsy an email from a “Nigerian prince” who needs a little financial help but later pays back with interest. However even such a thing pays off for criminals because such e mails continue to appear in inboxes. Currently the threat has become even greater criminals have learned to use much more advanced techniques. Now most often you hear about impersonating banks financial institutions as well as using current events that arouse a lot of emotions. The most advanced is the so called “spear phishing” i.e. an attack personalized for a specific person or group of people. And here it is worth mentioning that phishing is not a technical attack but a social engineering attack. Criminals do not break any server security they simply ask users to provide their data themselves. Unfortunately the danger doesn't end with phishing and robbing people.
The repertoire of criminals is much richer but this is a topic for a separate conversation. I know it can be scary but that's my role. Pay attention to the dangers and educate. When are you most likely to fall victim to Taiwan WhatsApp Number List online fraud? Is there any audience that is more vulnerable to attacks? For criminals the fastest return on investment is when impersonating banks or online payment systems.
Unfortunately we are all at risk criminals do not target any specific groups. Each of us has a harder day sometimes we happen to make mistakes it is enough to instinctively click on a link and you can expose yourself to problems. The threat is not new such impersonation and stealing from people was long before the age of the Internet. What has changed is the scale of the threat and the way criminals communicate with us. I know it can be scary but that's my role. Pay attention to the dangers and educate. At FreshMail we are working on a solution that uses Machine Learning and AI.