Definition - What does Phishing Kit mean?
A phishing kit is a collection of different software utilities that allow an individual to launch and manage a phishing scam or campaign. It enables individuals with little or no knowledge of phishing practices to engage in them.
Techopedia explains Phishing Kit
The objective behind a phishing kit is to provide potential phishers with all the tools they need to engage in scams or other illegal practices that look legitimate and have a high chance of becoming successful (in deceiving recipients). Phishing kits are created by professional phishers and can be downloaded as a complete set from the Internet.
Typically, a phishing kit includes the following:
- Mass emailing software (possibly with thousands of email addresses included)
- Graphics and Web design tools
- Placeholder content