In Pictures: 9 classic hacking, phishing and socia...
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Another line to get you to panic, the social engineer is often hoping you will hand over your bank account information in order to make everything right again.
In ACH fraud: Why criminals love this con, Deb Geister of LexisNexis explains this trick, usually delivered via phishing email can prompt recipients to open a fake message. Once the recipient opens the email, a Trojan is placed on their system that is exceptionally good at stealing sensitive data, and it is especially interested in online banking credentials.
In Pictures: 9 classic hacking, phishing and social engineering lies