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Phishing Attack Targets Myspace Users


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Posted 30 October 2006 - 09:37 AM

Phishers have found a way to use genuine MySpace.com accounts to trick users into revealing their account information.

Web analysis firm Netcraft reported on Friday that a MySpace user was emailing potential victims inviting them to visit a fraudulent login page, where they were asked to enter their email address and password. That information was then sent to a server located in France, according to Netcraft.

The attack, which has now been shut down by MySpace, took advantage of the way the site organises URLs in order to give the fake login page a believable web address...

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Posted 30 October 2006 - 07:44 PM

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