Phishing is a malicious attempt to obtain personally identifiable information of a victim. The first thing to keep in mind about phishing is the goal of the attackers.
In the first post of this series, we have explained how to recognize a phishing campaign. Today, we will focus on the objectives behind phishing attacks.
Why do Hackers Create Phishing Campaigns?
There are many reasons why hackers design phishing campaigns, including attempts to obtain:
The most common goal for attackers is to obtain financial information.