HTTPS phishing has been increasing exponentially for the past couple of years. As of last Fall, over 1.4 million new phishing websites were being created each month. That number only figures to have grown since then
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What is Phishing?
Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, banking and credit card details, and passwords. You can read more here