URL Deceit: Who's on The Beat?

Fest, Glen
December 2006
Bank Technology News;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the expectation that phishing losses will hit $2.8 billion in the U.S. in 2006. It has been argued that some security experts are beginning to wonder if Internet domain name registrars and resellers are dealing with some bank-related deceptive marketing schemes or the so-called major phishing scams. Meanwhile, the chief research officer of a Finnish Internet security firm, F-Secure, has found numerous available bank-name iterations from prominent domain resellers.


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