Phishers targeting MySpace: security researcher


Criminals are setting up MySpace phishing sites in a bid to circumvent the popular online community's anti spam measures, security researchers say.

Internet and computer security software maker McAfee Inc. said it has discovered several sites this week that mimic front pages for News Corp.-owned MySpace.com, where people sign into their accounts with their usernames and passwords.

"There isn't really any sensitive information like credit card or bank account details stored in the accounts, so what are the phishers phishing for?" researcher Kevin McGhee wrote in a post to the McAfee Avert Labs blog on Monday. Phishers targeting MySpace: security researcher

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