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Internet Explorer comes out on top against Phishing

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NSS Labs, an independent security research group, found that Internet Explorer 8 was the best browser tested at thwarting phishing attempts. Firefox was statistically tied with IE for first with Opera and Chrome bringing up...

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International Phishing Gang Arrested

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Several Romanian-based phishing scams were brought to light on Monday as 38 people were charged with stealing names, Social Security numbers, credit card data and other personal information from unsuspecting Internet users. This global crime...

WGA Update Goes Phishing

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The message uses a little Windows Genuine Advantage fear mongering to cajole end users to download a fake update that realy is a backdoor Trojan. The message warns: "Please update your P.C. in maximum 12...

Intego: Phishing trojan targets OS X

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Security vendor Intego claims to have found a new trojan attack that targets Apple's OS X operating system but competing security firms (McAfee, Symantec, and Trend Micro) have yet to find samples of the trojan....

eBay, PayPal, And Yahoo Join To Fight Phishing

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eBay, PayPal and Yahoo have begun collaborating to keep Yahoo Mail customers safe from phishing by using Yahoo's Domain Keys technology in the U.S. to block e-mail messages that claim to come from eBay or...

eBay: Phishing likely to blame for members' data theft

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eBay spokeswoman Nichola Sharpe announced that the company's security experts have determined that it's highly likely that whoever posted confidential information about 1,200 eBay members in the company's Trust & Safety discussion forum this week...

German Police Arrest 10 International Phishing Suspects

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Germany's Federal Crime Office has arrested a Russian-Ukrainian-German group of 10 suspects accused of running a Trojan horse phishing attack that has been targeting users' bank accounts. An 18-month police investigation culminated in arrests on...

Yahoo Moves Quickly To Plug Phishing Hole

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Security Researcher Aditya K Sood is alleging that Yahoo was at risk from a pair of critical phishing and redirection vulnerabilities. According to Sood, the first vulnerability could have allowed certain specific URLs linked on...

Facebook 'ideal' for phishing attacks: researcher

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Security researcher Nick Sullivan over at Symantec Corporation believes that privacy settings on social networking websites such as Facebook give people a false sense of security that could expose them to phishing attacks. "This...

Phishing attack targets PartyPoker

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Security experts are warning of a spam e-mails regarding a phishing attack targeting gamblers on the PartyPoker website, the world's largest online poker site. The e-mail warns of news about 'legislation' affecting online poker players,...

Google flaw adds phishing hole to Web sites

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A security flaw in Google's search appliances could expose Web sites that use the products to information-stealing phishing attacks, experts warned Monday. The Google Search Appliance and Google Mini are used by organizations including banks...

Microsoft Picks Partners to Fight Phishing

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Microsoft has signed up three companies to add phishing monitoring and detection technology to its antiphishing filter in the MSN Search Toolbar and the upcoming release of Internet Explorer 7, and its SmartScreen e-mail filter,...

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