A changing landscape

Thursday, 8 September 2005, 3:00 AM EST

With over 200 remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, the market leader in web browsers, and 49% annual growth in the number of broadband users; and 26% growth month-over-month in the number of phishing sites on the Internet (of which 78% targeted financial institutions), the rise in attacks against end users for their banking credentials was becoming common.

By Rohyt Belani at SecurityFocus.

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Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


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