Phishers move into pharming

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The next generation of phishing attacks will redirect users to bogus websites when they try to visit legitimate sites, email security firm MX Logic warned.

Dubbed "pharming" by MX Logic, the new attacks use malware or DNS cache poisoning to redirect users to fake sites in an attempt to steal personal data. Unlike phishing, they will not rely on end users clicking on a link in an email. "Because there's no social engineering to it, even the most ...

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