Applied Trends in Phishing Attacks


  • Dhriti Agarwal Student, Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, India


Phishing, Cybercrime, Trends, Psychology


Human workings and behaviours around the world are undergoing great modification and beneficial progress as a result of rapid and unending technological advancements. The use of technological improvement has truly redefined human efficiency, making profit centres all over the world. However, technology, like most other problems linked with great inventions, has its own drawbacks. Using ordinary technologies such as the internet, the globe is woefully connected these days. Internet connectivity comes with its own set of concerns. In this student, the researcher will conduct the necessary study and due diligence to comprehend the most prevalent practice of a new type of problem and crime, namely, cyber-based crimes. Due to advantageous economic and technological conditions, phishing scams have grown in popularity in recent years. Technical resources required to carry out phishing attacks are easily available from both public and private sources. Non-technical criminals can now access several technical resources that have been streamlined and automated. For a wider group of less sophisticated offenders, phishing becomes both economically and technically viable, which acts as a curse to the society that remains. In this paper, the researcher discusses one of the most common methods of cybercrime, phishing.


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How to Cite

D. Agarwal, “Applied Trends in Phishing Attacks”, IJRESM, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 25–28, Jun. 2022.