Underground showdown: defacers take on phishers

Monday, 23 May 2005, 11:44 AM EST

Groups fighting against online criminals intent on phishing have gained allies from another species of underground miscreant: website defacers.

On Thursday, Internet monitoring firm Netcraft reported that some users of the company's anti-phishing toolbar followed links to fake financial sites only to find them defaced with anti-phishing messages.

By Robert Lemos at The Register.

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