Websense® Security Labs™ has observed a change in the technique used in phishing attacks, which target users of Yahoo!. Phishing attacks attempt to capture a user's Yahoo! ID and password by displaying a fake Yahoo! Sign In page, and have been around for some time. Recently, though, these phishing sites have begun using alternative Yahoo! Sign In pages, such as Yahoo! Photos.
Phishers Take Aim At Yahoo Photo Sharing
September 26, 2005
By Gregg Keizer
Phishers have switched tactics in their ongoing attempt to lift usernames and passwords from unsuspecting Yahoo users, a security company said, by turning to secondary sign-on pages, such as that for the Yahoo Photos image sharing service.