FBI spearheading anticrime initiative against phishing

Tuesday, 28 December 2004, 1:12 AM EST

Industry leaders in technology, banking, financial services and online auctioneering have joined forces with international law enforcement agencies to form Digital PhishNet, to tackle criminals "phishing" for online identity theft victims.

The Digital PhishNet initiative creates a single, unified line of communication between industry and law enforcement. It enables both groups to gather and distribute the critical data needed to fight phishing in real time.

By Jack M. Germain at the E-Commerce Times.

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