Cardholders targetted by Phishing attack using visa-secure.com

Wednesday, 13 October 2004, 2:07 PM EST

A new and widely disseminated phishing attack aimed at Visa cardholders uses the visa-secure.com domain to collect authentication information from Visa customers. The situation highlights the trend for fraudsters to register plausible sounding domains in advance of an attack, which is both a threat and an opportunity for financial instituations trying to defend themselves against Internet fraud.

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