Posted by: Margaret Rouse
identity theft, phishing, Security
Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is phishing kit
A phishing kit is a do-it-yourself collection of tools that makes it easy for someone who lacks technical skills to launch a phishing exploit. The kit contains all the graphics, Web code, text and instructions the average person needs to put up a malicious website.
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Phishing attack uses pop-up message on bank sites
Security researchers have discovered a new phishing method that forces pop-up login messages to appear on legitimate banking websites.