Phishing extreme

By | June 8, 2006

Recent advances in browsers as seen in Netscape 8 or IE7 have made it harder for the bad guys to succeed with their phishing schemes. In the malware world, technological advances stimulate the development of new ways to evade detection. And we´ve came by some interesting e-mails which seem to indicate the same is happening in the phishing area as well.

Our colleague Michael Molsner in Japan got an odd phishing e-mail on his address. The text is the usual “help keep your identity safe” and it pretends to come from PayPal. What´s interesting is the URL to the spoofed site, which points to a page on www.aafe.cn – the “Academy of Armoured Force Engenering”.Read Full Story

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