Phishing is a technique that involves tricking the user to steal confidential information , passwords, etc, into thinking you are a confidential site.
How to Avoid Phishing
1. Learn to Identify Suspected Phishing Emails
2. Check the Source of Information From Incoming Mail
3. Enhance the Security of Your Computer
4. Periodically Check Your Accounts
Irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.
How to Avoid Spam
1.Don't buy anything from a spammer.
2.Don't be tempted to reply.
3.Don't threaten the spammer.
4.Use a disposable email address.