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Phishing is the process of enticing people into visiting fraudulent websites and persuading them to enter identity information such as usernames, passwords, addresses, social security numbers, personal identification numbers and anything else that can be made to appear to be plausible. EDIT PLAYLIST INFORMATION DELETE PLAYLIST

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  1. 1 Show/Hide More David Goldman, Massive Gmail Phishing Attack Hits Top U.S. Officials, CNN Money, Jun 1, 2011
    In the summer of 2011, a major phishing scam originating from China targeted hundreds of personal Gmail accounts, including government officials.
  2. 2 Show/Hide More Tyler Moore and Richard Clayton, Examining the Impact of Website Take-down on Phishing, APWG eCrime Researchers Summit, 2007
    This article examines take-down times of phishing websites and estimates the cost of a phishing scam in face of the defenders’ efforts to eliminate the attack. It outlines a model of the mechanics of a phishing attack, concluding that by the time phishing sites are removed, damage has already been done: many responses have been received and the attackers are moving on to new sites.

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May 21, 2013

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