Tag: phishers

Phishers continue to wage war on Facebook, Twitter 
By Dan Kaplan | May 25, 2009 | Comment Now 
Social networking sites are all the rage within phishing circles these days.
 
Phishers launch multi-platform IM attack 
By Phil Muncaster | Feb 26, 2009 | Comment Now 
Users of internet chat services such as Google Chat have been hit by a major phishing attack aimed at stealing account log-in details, security researchers have warned.
 
Phishers use TinyURL to trick users into accessing fake sites 
By Dan Raywood | Feb 6, 2009 | Comment Now 
Phishers are using the TinyURL function to hide destinations from unsuspecting users.
 
Phishers not making as much money as originally thought 
By Dan Raywood | Jan 9, 2009 | Comment Now 
Phishing is not as lucrative as generally thought, according to a report from Microsoft.
 
New guide launched to beat the phishers 
By Phil Muncaster | Nov 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
The anti phishing working group (APWG) launched a new best practice guide for registrars today, aimed at making it more difficult for online criminals to register domains for ...
 
New guide launched to beat the phishers 
By Phil Muncaster | Nov 3, 2008 | Comment Now 
The anti phishing working group (APWG) launched a new best practice guide for registrars today, aimed at making it more difficult for online criminals to register domains for ...
 
Precocious phishers target teen world 
By Shaun Nichols | Aug 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
A new attack spotted on virtual world Habbo Hotel is causing researchers to worry.
 
Precocious phishers targets teen world 
By Shaun Nichols | Aug 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
A new attack spotted on virtual world Habbo Hotel is causing researchers to worry.
 
Phishers turn to legit sites to steal information 
By Dan Kaplan | May 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
Normally, phishers have a short window of opportunity in which to conduct their attacks before service providers take the rogue sites offline. Now, they have found a new way to ...
 
Phishers target Google AdWords users 
By Clement James | May 7, 2008 | Comment Now 
Security experts at Trend Micro have warned of a Google AdWords phishing attack designed to steal sensitive information..
 
Phishers slow to capitalise on HMRC data loss 
By Iain Thomson | Feb 25, 2008 | Comment Now 
Phishers have been unusually slow to capitalise on the lost HM Revenue & Customs data disks.
 
Spear phishers target US students 
By Shaun Nichols | Feb 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
A new spear phishing attack is targeting the email accounts of US university students.
 
Phishers cast nets beyond PayPal 
By Robert Jaques | Oct 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
Security experts have reported a "dramatic reduction" in the proportion of phishing emails targeting customers of PayPal and its parent company eBay..
 
Researcher: Phishers exploit Google Gadget platform 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Aug 23, 2007 | Comment Now 
Google's gmodules.com, which hosts the Google Gadget feature, is susceptible to exploitation by phishers, an internet security researcher has warned.
 
RSA: UK banks still a favourite target for phishers 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Jul 11, 2007 | Comment Now 
For the fifth consecutive month, UK banks are the second most targeted worldwide by online fraudsters, new figures show.
 
Phishers casting ever wider nets 
By Iain Thomson | Jun 21, 2007 | Comment Now 
114,013 new sites found last week, most using commercially available toolkits.
 
Phishers spreading multiple hooks 
May 31, 2007 | Comment Now 
Financial services still primary target.
 
Microsoft Internet Explorer XSS vulnerabilty could attract phishers 
By Dan Kaplan | Mar 16, 2007 | Comment Now 
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting that could allow attackers to spoof a trusted site to launch a phishing attack.
 
Phishers slip through Firefox security net 
By Shaun Nichols | Feb 12, 2007 | Comment Now 
Extra backslash allows for bypass of filter.
 
Phishers using Flash to evade filters 
By Dan Kaplan | Jan 5, 2007 | Comment Now 
Cutting-edge phishers are creating websites in Flash to evade detection by toolbars, security experts said this week.
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