How to prevent pharming

Monday, 18 July 2005, 11:56 AM EST

You're familiar with the dangers of phishing, but what about pharming threats? Pharming misdirects Web users of trusted brands to phony storefronts set up to harvest IDs. The crime is typically accomplished through cache poisoning of DNS servers or domain hijacking, in which registrars are tricked into moving domains.

By Deborah Radcliff at Network World.

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