The scammer finds ways to trick you into providing sensitive and personal information to them that they can later on use to defraud you.
The scammer gains access to your sensitive and private information by finding securities in your system and exploiting those weaknesses.
Malware and ransomware
Scammers trick you into installing content be it files or applications that can make them unlock your security as well as force you into giving them access.
Fake online profiles
Scammers set up fake profiles and trick you into liking them or falling in love with them. Through chatting with them, they end up knowing a lot about you which includes sensitive information too.
This involves the scammers going through your trash or things that you leave lying around, this information can be sensitive and can provide them with what they need to steal your identity.
Have you ever been scammed?