Note to MySpace Users: Get Better Passwords

An active scam Web site designed to look like the login page for social networking site appears to have stolen user names and passwords from nearly 60,000 people, according to data in a file that was linked to today from a popular security mailing list.

The phishing site, which is most likely being advertised via blasts of junk e-mail, looks identical to the real login page. A separate text file located on the scam site's Web server includes page after page of user names (in this case, e-mail addresses) and passwords, offering a rare insight into just how successful phishing scams can be for fraudsters. Note to MySpace Users: Get Better Passwords - Security Fix

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 15th January 2007 11:59PM