A well-known inconvenience in the IT world is how the term “phishing” is pronounced the same way as “fishing”. This sometimes creates confusion—just like a real phishing attack! The Safe Surfer team has detailed several suggestions below that can help protect you from cybercriminals.
Hover first, click later
Attackers sometimes abuse hyperlinks (that is, highlighted web links on websites and emails) to make it appear that you’re going to a friendly site, when you’re really being led to a spoof site—a fake.