School conducts anti-phishing research

Monday, 23 July 2007, 12:51 AM EST

The e-mail appeared to be a routine correspondence between two friends. "Check this out!" it read, then listed a Web address.

But the note was fake, part of an online ruse called phishing that has become a scammer's favorite way to get sensitive information from unsuspecting computer users. The catch? The scammers were Indiana University researchers, the e-mail an experiment.

At the Washington Post.

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