Not your average phishing scam

Wednesday, 3 January 2007, 2:24 PM EST

One of the first phishing scams to catch Security Fix's eye in the new year -- a counterfeit Amazon.com login page -- may set the tone for the sophistication of online schemes involving fake bank and e-commerce sites in 2007. The bogus site, which was active as of early Tuesday morning, makes use of the real Amazon.com site in an effort to fool visitors into entering their real usernames and passwords.

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