Phishing is an attempt to steal user's personal information such as username, password, credit card number etc. The main idea of such attack is that the attacker pretends to be a trusted web-site which asks the user to re-enter the personal information and in this way steels it.
Lets say I was foolish enough to press on a YouTube video on Facebook that ended up being what I suspect is a phishing link. What can they potentially get? I had three tabs open: (1) my phpMyAdmin ...
For example, say an unsuspecting visitor gets a link security.stackexchange.com/.... Then it re-opens the login page, with or without an explanation as to why they have to log in again. (this is more ...
I've taken, out of curiosity, the Phishing Quiz by OpenDNS that tries to teach the general public about detecting phishing: Ever wonder how good you are at telling the difference between a ...
Are you getting this message on chat? LAST WARNING : Your account is reported to have violated the policies that are considered annoying or insulting Facebook users. Until we system will disable ...
I know just the basics of backtrack and I want to ask some questions about it: Can you attack an ftp server using backtrack? an email server? I have a Centos virtual private server and backtrack is ...
I'm looking for specific examples of things such as: Misleading, but common advice Advice which has backfired Advice which is just, quite simply, incorrect which have been circulated time and time ...
The other day, I got a call from a relative with an email problem. After a bit more discussion, it turns out that two days previously, a man phoned my relative: stated he was from microsoft; asked ...
Phishing is a very serious problem that we face. Popular banks are often the biggest targets. What methods can a bank website use to protect its self from phishing attacks? What security systems ...
I recently had a call from BELL concerning a virus on our Linux ( Debian ) Server. Apparently Google emailed our client about an Italian Database found on our server that was doing phishing. They ...
Given the recent spate of intrusions into various networks which have included compromise of subscriber identity and contact information, I figured it would be good for us to have a thread on how to ...