Microsoft prosecutes 117 phishers

Posted on Friday, April 01 2005 @ 21:59 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft today said it has filed 117 lawsuits against phishers who steal confidential by tricking people.
Microsoft said the accused have been trying to con people out of personal information , such as bank details passwords and social security details by using spoof MSN, Hotmail and Microsoft Web sites as well as mass e-mail or pop-up ads.
Read more at TechNewsWorld

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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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