Phishing


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Effectiveness of User Training… and Security Products in General

March 17, 2010 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

It’s not every day I come across real wisdom in research but I saw a link yesterday to So Long, And No Thanks for the Externalities: The Rational Rejection of Security Advice by Users which is a research paper written by one of the guys at Microsoft. There are some amazingly choice quotes in there, like

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Customer Sues Bank After Phishing Attack

February 11, 2010 from: Office of Inadequate Security

A Michigan-based metal supply company is suing Comerica Bank, claiming that the bank exposed its customers to phishing attacks.

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Phishing With Google Wave

February 10, 2010 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

...a good article on how to phish Google Wave users using malicious gadgets. This is precisely what Tom Stracener and I were talking about in our presentation at DefCon and Blackhat a few years back - except this is for Wave instead of iGoogle. Either way the point is the same - when you let other people control content that is embedded in your site, you are at the mercy of whatever they chose to ...

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Report: Data Breaches Hike Fraud Risk 400%

November 02, 2009 from: Office of Inadequate Security

Because data breaches have become such commonplace incidents, there is concern that people have become desensitized to the potential harm they face upon receiving a notification letter from an organization informing them that sensitive information has been lost or misappropriated.

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