New antiphishing initiative

Posted on Monday, Feb 14 2005 @ 22:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft, eBay, PayPal and Visa are cooperating on a new antiphishing initiative.
Dubbed the Phish Report Network, the effort will attempt to slow the spread of phishing attacks by reporting deceptive Web sites to a central database operated by WholeSecurity, an IT security company based in Austin, Texas.
More info at Cnet


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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