Anti-phishing app looks for users

Friday, 22 October 2004, 9:45 AM EST

A Sydney firm has developed software which can help in stopping the rash of successes enjoyed by the senders of phishing emails - only this time, the software works at the user's end.

Tall Emu's package, BankSafe, is based on the premise that the customers of a financial institution are the weakest link in the security chain. Since most phishing attacks aim to take advantage of vulnerabilties in Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Outlook and Outlook Express, the software only runs on Windows.

By Sam Varghese at The Age.

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