online shopping became common thing now a days. For many reasons people choose it. From the past 2 years i am an active online shopper .from hair pins to wedges, from child diapers to party wear, from kajal to compact, from jeans to sarees . from ear phones to cell phones I think i have covered all the areas of shopping and i find pretty good reasons why to shop online only. 1.I need not be wasting all the day for the shopping getting ready travelling. 2. we need not be feel embarrassed to move to other shop if we don't like the product. 3.We can easily return the product if we don't like the quality or for any reason don't easily get our money back. 4. we can shop all the national and international brands of clothing and accessories and gadgets just sitting in our room. 5. Its the best way to send a gift to the dearest ones. just choose the gift and enter their address in the delivery address and it would be delivered. 6. we can browse thousands of verities on online sites. 7. even the prices are comparatively lower than the local shops. After all this comforts we can find the frauds who want to take disadvantage of our trust on online sites and online shopping.It is called as PHISHING. Phishing is to impersonate a business to trick the people and fish the personal and financial information. This way be in the form of email or a text message. That will be in the name of a trusted website and asking you to click on the link to update your account or asking for the credit or debit card details . so how can we avoid phishing: 1.should be using the trusted soft ware and updating it regularly. 2. should not be sharing the personal or financial like passwords, credit and debit card numbers information in the email or messages. 3. should be cautious about opening the links from the email. so avoid the bait of the phishing scams and enjoy the festival online shopping.