Global Security Watch > Practical tips to recognise a phishing scam
[My Broadband ADSL Blogs] She didn’t state a problem, the email doesn’t mention a specific problem. This whole scam counts on the reader being slightly intimidated and uncertain.
[Security to the Core | Arbor Networks Security Blog] New Twist in IRS Phishing Scams: This is a new twist in phishing attacks that can bypass the normal URL filtering bar for malicious sites. It requires that the mechanism that determines if it’s a phishing site recognize that EXEs can also be used in phishing.
[Moontan] Kobie doesnt get phished: Having graded university papers for several years I have solid experience in recognising frauds. The tips I have for recognising a phishing scam are almost exactly the same as for identifying stolen, copied or plagiarised assignments.
[The Shebeen] Prevent Identity Theft (as much as you can: Other examples of phishing messages include those purporting to be from your bank or credit card company or a legitimate site with which you do business, such as eBay, notifying you that you must click a link to update your account information. Many even claim they're asking you to do this to prevent your account from being closed or used fraudulently.
[Bloggeron] Phishing Scams - How To Detect Them: Sadly, many people are Internet illiterate and do not seem to recognize the dangers associated with this type of activity and many suffer for it.
[Asa Dotzler - Firefox and more] safari unsafe? paypal thinks so.: To those who doubt the efficacy of EV certs based on a study of IE 7's current UI, are also pushing flawed information. Just because IE's implementation is less than ideal doesn't mean that Firefox's will be or that we won't see all browsers advancing the usefulness of EV cert features.
[NETucation Online Blog] How to avoid phishing emails from South African banks: Its really simple for because I have 15 years of experience on the Internet I can recognise these fake emails a mile away. How do you recognise these phishing emails from your local South African bank?
[iPhone World] Guides for iPhone users: avoid falling for phishing: Guides for iPhone users: avoid falling for phishing - » Guides for iPhone users: avoid falling for phishing
[News Blog] Five scams you may not know about: The FTC recently reported that identity theft was the number one complaint again last year for the eighth consecutive year! There are literally thousands of scams out there, and you’re probably familiar with most of them, but new scams are getting more sophisticated as people get savvier.
[Secure Software Engineering Blog] Identity Thefts and Phishing and How Affect Financial Institutions: Most of web site phishing controls are “trust indicators” that is telling the user that indeed this is a trusted site. Among them showing the address bar with a branded domain and obliviously prompting the user to recognize SSL are the .
[Articles Database] Phishing Scams - How To Detect Them: Most of the time, this scam starts out via e-mail. These e-mails can begin by informing the victim that they have won a fabulous prize or cash in a national lottery or, as in the example above, can be a plea for help in moving large sums of cash out of some war torn country (there are a number of variations to this story).
[Message Technologies, Inc. Blog] Gone Vishing: Vishing is just the latest in a long line of scams designed to steal your personal information and identity. With a new scam popping up every day, protecting your personal information is more important than ever.
[denise cox's blog] How recipients and marketers are handling email (eec conference): His points remind me that ISPs are not the marketer’s enemy, they are trying to prevent dangerous spam from entering the inbox - they’re not about stopping legitimate, permission-based email marketers from communicating with their opted-in customers.
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