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Aug 17th 2005

Anti-Phishers Pose As Phishers

For all fellow geeks who have seen The Princess Bride.

Carl Bialik from the WSJ writes “This article notices a new trend in efforts to fight phishing: Anti-fraudsters are posing as phishers to ‘to train users to be more careful about sharing sensitive information online.’ Or, as the Wall Street Journal puts it, ‘To fight computer crime, the good guys are masquerading as bad guys pretending to be good guys.’

Read the entire Slashdot summary.

Then read this comment.

2 Responses to “Anti-Phishers Pose As Phishers”

  1. Moni Brecht

    Hiiii, Doug!
    just passing by… thought you should have a look at that.
    http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/NewsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2005-08-18T123305Z_01_MCC845161_RTRUKOT_0_TEXT0.xml&related=true

  2. "bob"

    Hey Dougy… you’ve gone corporate… where’s my daily mitch? All I can find is ads?

    What gives?