Baiting is when cybercriminals lure a target into clicking on a URL and then place malware at the end of the URL’s destination. The URL could be contained in an email, returned by a web search, or included in an application popup; it could be anywhere. Once you click on the URL, a virus, worm, Trojan, ransomware, or other program is downloaded to your computer, giving the cybercriminals access to your system.

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