phishers

Phishers continue to wage war on Facebook, Twitter

Phishers continue to wage war on Facebook, Twitter

Social networking sites are all the rage within phishing circles these days.
May 25 2009 9:24AM
Phishers launch multi-platform IM attack

Phishers launch multi-platform IM attack

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.
Feb 26 2009 10:38AM
Phishers use TinyURL to trick users into accessing fake sites

Phishers use TinyURL to trick users into accessing fake sites

Phishers are using the TinyURL function to hide destinations from unsuspecting users.
Feb 6 2009 10:52AM
Phishers not making as much money as originally thought

Phishers not making as much money as originally thought

Phishing is not as lucrative as generally thought, according to a report from Microsoft.
Jan 9 2009 11:33AM
New guide launched to beat the phishers

New guide launched to beat the phishers

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 purposes such as creating phishing sites.
Nov 4 2008 11:48AM
New guide launched to beat the phishers

New guide launched to beat the phishers

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 purposes such as creating phishing sites.
Nov 3 2008 6:48AM
Precocious phishers target teen world

Precocious phishers target teen world

A new attack spotted on virtual world Habbo Hotel is causing researchers to worry.
Aug 26 2008 3:13PM
Precocious phishers targets teen world

Precocious phishers targets teen world

A new attack spotted on virtual world Habbo Hotel is causing researchers to worry.
Aug 26 2008 11:44AM
Phishers turn to legit sites to steal information

Phishers turn to legit sites to steal information

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 lengthen their assaults.
May 22 2008 9:56AM
Phishers target Google AdWords users

Phishers target Google AdWords users

Security experts at Trend Micro have warned of a Google AdWords phishing attack designed to steal sensitive information..
May 7 2008 12:16PM
Phishers slow to capitalise on HMRC data loss

Phishers slow to capitalise on HMRC data loss

Phishers have been unusually slow to capitalise on the lost HM Revenue & Customs data disks.
Feb 25 2008 9:49AM
Spear phishers target US students

Spear phishers target US students

A new spear phishing attack is targeting the email accounts of US university students.

Feb 5 2008 3:25PM
Phishers cast nets beyond PayPal

Phishers cast nets beyond PayPal

Security experts have reported a "dramatic reduction" in the proportion of phishing emails targeting customers of PayPal and its parent company eBay..
Oct 17 2007 7:21AM
Researcher: Phishers exploit Google Gadget platform

Researcher: Phishers exploit Google Gadget platform

Google's gmodules.com, which hosts the Google Gadget feature, is susceptible to exploitation by phishers, an internet security researcher has warned.
Aug 23 2007 7:32AM
RSA: UK banks still a favourite target for phishers

RSA: UK banks still a favourite target for phishers

For the fifth consecutive month, UK banks are the second most targeted worldwide by online fraudsters, new figures show.
Jul 11 2007 10:43AM
Phishers casting ever wider nets

Phishers casting ever wider nets

114,013 new sites found last week, most using commercially available toolkits.
Jun 21 2007 3:03PM
Phishers spreading multiple hooks

Phishers spreading multiple hooks

Financial services still primary target.
May 31 2007 6:54AM
Microsoft Internet Explorer XSS vulnerabilty could attract phishers

Microsoft Internet Explorer XSS vulnerabilty could attract phishers

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.
Mar 16 2007 6:29AM
Phishers slip through Firefox security net

Phishers slip through Firefox security net

Extra backslash allows for bypass of filter.
Feb 12 2007 9:44AM
Phishers: Click here, or eBay shuts down

Phishers: Click here, or eBay shuts down

Hackers are claiming the ultra-popular auction site eBay will shut down next month in their latest attempt to extract personal information from web users.
Jan 19 2007 2:31PM

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