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A phisher visits a clothing store in hopes of getting a shopper's financial information. To learn more, check out Phishing.
Man: Hmm, I think the blouse is more your type
Young Woman: Really?
Man: Mm-hmm, but before you try it on, I need to update some account information – just need to verify your credit card numbers.
Young Woman: My credit cards?
Man: Uh-huh, And a password or two. Won’t take a second.
Young Woman: Something smells a little fishy around here…
Man: What makes you say that?
Female Store Clerk: Looks like he's fishing for your personal information... so he can steal your identity.
Man: You know that’s insulting? I was trying to help
Female Store Clerk: Would you look at that! I thought you characters only did your dirty work over the internet…
Man: Well we do… I mean that we… with the… Gotta go! Oof!
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