Wednesday, June 22, 2005

MasterCard hack spawns phishing attack


MasterCard hack spawns phishing spam showing how agile in reacting to news of security breaches spammers are. Poorly spelled spam flooded the inbox of unsuspecting MasterCard customers asking them to click links in the phony emails that take them to spoofed web sites that appear legitimate, where they are asked to enter their personal information into web forms that provide the spammers with private personal information which would allow them to empty bank accounts and ring up false credit card charges.

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