Phishing refers to scams attempted by a person or persons trying to deceive you into sharing your personal or financial information. They do this to access your accounts to steal your money and/or identity. Their attempts can come by way of email, phone call, or text message. They are ruthless and will target all ages and income levels. There are three types of phishing scams but they all share two commonalities: they create a sense of urgency and ask for information they should already have. Learn more about the three types of phishing below: