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December 6, 2005

The Latest in Phishing Tricks

The latest is using allegedly secure sites to fool people into thinking they are the genuine article.  The SSL padlock appears because some phishers use self-generating secure Sockets Layer certificates.  This can be detected by scanning the security certificate.  If it says self issued or unknown certificate authority, then the site is a fake.

The story is here on ABCNews.

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