There are a great chances to compromise your email or social media account, even it is you who is providing the data to the scammers. The most common way to infiltrate an account is called phishing, in which people trick you into handing over your login info to false websites that look legitimate.
Though phishing is not a new topics and we all know about this, here is a graphical view of how the scammers do phishing and how to avoid it. Check this and be safe. Thank You.