Tag Archives: Anti-Phishing Working Group

More On Minnow Phishing

By | June 13, 2005

Here’s some more on the phishers targeting smaller institutions: The Anti-Phishing Working Group has warned that smaller banks scams are surfacing with increasing frequency. The group’s monthly report warned that “hackers are modifying their attack methods by shifting away from attacking popular or large institutions.” Credit unions are increasingly baring the brunt of this new innovation. The total… Read More »

Ho, Ho, Ho, Tis The Season Of The Online Scam

By | December 24, 2003

Phishing — the art of depriving folk of their sensitive password data and then using it to empty their pockets — has become the scam du jour of the holiday season. The Anti-Phishing.org website says it has seen ‘dramatic’ growth in November and December of email spoofing (emails claiming to be from, for example, your bank) and general… Read More »