Attempts to gain your personal information

Identity theft

Identity theft is a type of fraud that involves using someone else's identity to steal money or gain other benefits.

Phishing

Phishing scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into giving out your personal information such as your bank account numbers, passwords and credit card numbers.

Hacking

Hacking occurs when a scammer gains access to your personal information by using technology to break into your computer, mobile device or network.