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Stanford security experts unveil ''SPOOFGUARD'' - 7/26/2005 3:43:23 PM   
ZOverLord

 

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It’s an online con that is growing fast and stealing tens of millions of dollars.
An e-mail seemingly from a financial institution instructs you to log on to a legitimate-looking Web site. Such “phishing” attacks exploit a universal weakness in online security: passwords.

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http://testing.onlytherightanswers.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=15


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RE: Stanford security experts unveil ''SPOOFGUARD'' - 7/26/2005 4:26:44 PM   
Matthew

 

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An earlier idea, somewhat less detailed
http://www.corestreet.com/spoofstick/

Spoofstick alerts you to the actual host address, behind the obfuscated url - it does not make judgements about "almost correct" urls.


http://crypto.stanford.edu/SpoofGuard/
This one is a lot more powerful - in fact, careless twiddling could create a lot of false alarms

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