Phishing Isn't Fishing

Liebesfeld, Joel; Liebesfeld, Todd M.
May 2008
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2008, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p78
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of Internet pirates or phishers on the Internet users. It says that phishers purposefully and fraudulently misrepresent themselves as some legitimate entity if Internet users will give away their personal information. Under the name of the purportedly legitimate entity, the phishers will extract information from the users and use it for fraudulent purposes. Furthermore, most phishers use e-mail as their passage for making fraud.


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