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Everyone has come across a suspicious email attempting to get your confidential information.  Usually , a phishing email can be easily identified by the address it's sent from, typos or suspicious content. Nowadays phishing email can look credible, which makes it more difficult to identify. Some messages can use information that can be found online to make the message seem more real, such as first and last name. Phishing emails are very common, because it's easy and effective to implement.

Phishing is criminal activity done in an IT environment. It is a attempt to get a person's private information is criminal activity done in an IT environment. A . Often a phishing e-mail pretends to be coming from a legitimate party and requests information that should be kept private. Most phishing messages that Metropolia users receive asks to give their password because of a change in some system.