Netcraft crafts anti-phishing service

Thursday, 8 January 2004, 10:00 AM EST

Netcraft has introduced an early warning service to alert banks to phishing scams.

The service aims to help customers identify fraudulent sites which pose as the real thing to hoodwink the unwary into handing over confidential financial information. Promoted through spam messages, these bogus sites are becoming increasingly common.

Netcraft's service enables banks and other financial organisations to track occurrences of their name, brands, trademarks and slogans on the Internet.

Netcraft is offering to supply the hosting locations and registration details of offending sites as part of its service. Manual reviewing of suspect sites by Netcraft takes place in order to minimise the chances of false alarms.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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