Online campaign 2008: a phishing bonanza?

Monday, 8 October 2007, 12:00 AM EST

The 2008 presidential contenders' online fund-raising tactics could encourage one gigantic phishing attack - or at least a series of little debilitating nibbles that will destroy the campaigns' momentum online, says a noted online security researcher.

The growing volumes of money that the presidential campaigns are soliciting - and receiving - online are likely to prick up the ears of fraudsters sensing a great opportunity to cut in and divert passionate online politicos' financial support to their own pockets.

At Wired.

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