You have all seen them: urgent-looking e-mails (hopefully caught by your junk filter) informing you that your ebay account is about to be suspended or that your bank needs you to reconfirm your account information because of suspicious activity. Known as phishing, it is a particular scam that seems to be growing in popularity among identity thieves. In response to the problem, a group of developers of the open-source e-mail client Thunderbird have begun to implement an anti-phishing feature into the application.
More info at Arstechnica
Thunderbird to get anti-phishing features
Posted on Wednesday, January 26 2005 @ 13:59 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck