Phishing & Committing Fraud In Public presented at Blackhat USA 2004

by Phillip Hallam-baker,

Tags: Security Media Phishing

Summary : In late 2003 the rate of phishing
fraud suddenly began to escalate leading to widespread media reports.
Phishing fraud is impersonating a trusted party such as a bank in order
to steal personal information such as credit card numbers of account
details. This talk will describe real life phishing incidents
experienced by one of the largest on-call response teams in the field
and the actions being taken by the industry to prevent or discourage
future attacks.