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    November 05, 2004
    Phishing Attacks: The Next Generation
    Phishing attacks originally relied almost exclusively on users being naive or ignorant enough to click on a link in an email that directed them to a spoofed web site. This new wave of attacks rewrites the victim computers Hosts file so that users are redirected to fraudulent web sites without any intervention or participation on their part. This article talks about these new attacks and includes some insight and advice from Alex Shipp, Senior Anti-Virus Technologist at MessageLabs. Phishing Attacks: The Next Generation
     
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