Identity Theft

One result of phishing attacks is Identity theft. Identity theft is a term that describes using personal data another person to commit crimes (fraud, theft, etc.). Criminals can create fake websites to get your name, Social Security number, credit card number, etc. This data can be used for various crimes:

Each year, millions of Americans become victims of Identity Theft. Victims spend an average of more than 300 hours to resolve the encountered problems.

Learn more how to protect yourself against Identity Theft.