Phishing is the a fraudulent way to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by pretending or appearing to be a trustworthy entity in an electronic or internet communication.
With proliferation of land-line and wireless internet though it has become easy for a common man to access information with just a click of a mouse button but internet has its downside too. As news ways of doing business through internet have evolved so have the ways of doing fraud through internet thrived.A common man who is not much familiar with technicalities of computer and internet can fall an easy prey to hackers and crackers who use their knowledge and skills negatively to cheat on common people to trick them into losing their money and personal information.
Although cyber and information security is rapidly becoming mature and advanced with evolution of computer and internet technology but still internet has a lot of loopholes that require much research and development on the part of cyber security experts and Information Technologists.
In this blog post,I am presenting a case of phisihing attempt on internet banking account which looks quite real for a common man to be easily trapped into.