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Phishing emerges as major corporate security threat

Source: Computer World The successful use of phishing emails to breach secure organizations like Oak Ridge National Laboratory and RSA are stark reminders of the serious threat posed by what some experts have dismissed as as a low-tech method of attack. Oak Ridge, a U.S. Department of Energy-run research lab, this week disclosed it had […]

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Sophisticated phishing attack and countermeasures

Phishing and Countermeasures: Understanding the Increasing Problem of Electronic Identity Theft Phishing is a practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization’s logo, in an attempt to steal passwords, financial or personal information. In daily life people advise to retrace your steps when you […]

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12 Phishing Threats and Identity Theft

Have you ever thought of losing something and you cannot live without it? Yes, that something can be your identity. Phishing is a practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization’s logo, in an attempt to steal passwords, financial or personal information. In daily […]

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Email and Security

As we know, it is possible to spoof an email sender’s name, so now the question of how to authenticate the sender has become even more important, since email has been used to send sensitive information. In the recent case of Gov. Sarah Palin’s email, her email account got hacked and the hacker posted the […]

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