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  • Phishing websites proliferate at record speed

    25.10.2012

    A new phishing survey released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) reveals that while the uptime of phishing websites dropped during the first half of 2012, cybercriminals were driving substantial increases in the numbers of phishing websites they established to steal from consumers.

  • Phishers continue to target legitimate websites

    19.09.2012

    Attackers confidently exploit legitimate websites with the same methods and that they succeed because victims are not implementing recommended best practices, countermeasures and responses, according to the APWG.

  • Scammers working harder to fool consumers

    29.05.2012

    The number of unique phishing reports submitted to the APWG rose substantially from early fall through the end of the year, while cybercrime gangs were apparently forced to work harder and smarter to fool increasingly fraud-savvy consumers into falling for their confidence schemes.

  • Spear-phishing and crimeware assembling marked second half of 2010

    02.08.2011

    The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) reports that the development of crimeware surged in the half-year period ending in December, 2010 with one data contributor registering more than 10 million new malware samples in the period, while other analysts describe important shifts in approaches to crimeware deployment by cybercrime gangs.




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Chrome extension thwarts user profiling based on typing behavior

Infosec consultant Paul Moore came up with a working solution to thwart a type of behavioral profiling. The result is a Chrome extension called Keyboard Privacy, which prevents profiling of users by the way they type by randomizing the rate at which characters reach the DOM.


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