Phishing and the Peril of Fonts

Im amazed at how lax domain registrations still are, despite the fact that phishing is now so much a household word that even my mums heard of it. But heres another trick being used to try to dupe those people who still remain gullible: change the o in online to c because in many email readers it will look more or less the same:


Which it does, actually. Quite a neat trick, if you like that kind of thing. the LOOSE wire blog: Phishing and the Peril of Fonts

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 22nd February 2006 8:07AM