Pharming: Is Your Trusted Web Site a Clever Fake?


Subject:
Corruption & Fraud , Consumer Research & Advocacy , Crime , Internet , Computers , Computer Crimes , Identity Theft , Security Measures

Description:
Brief questions and answers about "pharming," the Internet scam in which "criminal hackers redirect Internet traffic from one Web site to a different, identical-looking site in order to trick you into entering your user name and password into the database on their fake site." The term is spelled with a "ph" because it is "part of an underground slang system." From Microsoft.

Publisher:
Microsoft Corporation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.microsoft.com/protect/yourself/phishing/pharming.mspx


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