Phishing is defined as the attempt to steal personal details like user ids, password and other similar details by posing as the real person/institution in a cyber environment. Communications, which seem to be from auction sites, social web pages, internet payments or IT Admins are most commonly used to entice the general users. Various modes are used by phishers to carry out Phishing, for example, instant messaging, and email from fake accounts. All these messages are designed to direct all unsuspecting users, who click on the link in the email/chat window, to a fake website, which looks similar to the original site.

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