People in Nebraska may have heard of phishing, but they may be unaware of what it exactly is or what the possible effects of it are. Phishing is a type of scam that has exploded with the advent of the Internet. In a phishing scam, the person will send emails, set up websites or make telephone calls to targeted individuals in order to attempt to obtain certain types of identifying information. When a person opens an email message or problematic attachment, malicious software will install on their hard drive. Visiting certain websites can also result in such installations occurring. Since
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