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Phishing is an attempt to steal personal information, financial information, or your username and password for an account by misleading a user into trusting a fraudulent email or website. Why is it called "phishing"? It's a variation of "fishing" -- as in "fishing for information." Phishing has been around since the early days of the Web, when the scamer was pretending to be an AOL customer service agent in order to steal account information for free Internet access.
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