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Phishing | #16Days 2020

Phishing is a type of social engineering attack often used to steal user data, including login credentials and other personal or financial information. It occurs when an attacker, pretends to be a trusted entity, cons a victim into opening an email, instant message, or text message. Incidents of gender-based violence have been occurring at alarming …

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Online Harassment | #16Days 2020

Everything else in Melissa’s e-mail inbox was perfectly innocent on this day. Everything else about that day had been totally unremarkable. Until Jessica appeared on Melissa’s screen: “I am single-minded enough to find you…and slit your throat from ear to ear.” “You’ll hear from me again soon”, wrote Jessica. And Melissa did—thousands of times, over …

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