Tag Archives: Wells Fargo

Phishing And The Pop-up

By | April 21, 2004

Speaking to Well Fargo Online’s Wendy Grover this morning, I realised there’s a dimension to the debate about pop-ups that hadn’t occurred to me before: Phishing. The central argument used by companies such as Wells Fargo in their long-running litigation against the likes of WhenU and Gator (now Claria) is that they confuse the user. These services, they… Read More »

Update: Banker’s Revenge

By | July 22, 2003

Text    The Citibank virus is now the Wells Fargo virus. This very weird, rather professional looking Trojan which Symantec calls the “Backdoor Berbew” (and I call Banker’s Revenge is becoming more sophisticated.). Here’s the text of the email, several copies of which I received this morning.   Dear Sir,   Thank you for your online application for… Read More »