to try to obtain financial or other confidential information from Internet users, typically by sending an email that looks as if it is from a legitimate organization, usually a financial institution, but contains a link to a fake website that replicates the real one.
to make (someone) a victim in this way:
If you’ve been phished, you should cancel your credit cards immediately.
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