GeoCities Closure sees Surge in Phishing


GeoCities Closure sees Surge in Phishing: “Free hosting services have always been attractive to fraudsters, and the speculation over the profitably of GeoCities may not have be the only reason for today’s closure — nearly all of the phishing attacks hosted on this month were actually targeted against its owner, Yahoo!.

Related Netcraft Service: Phishing, Identity Theft and Bank Fraud Detection

(Via Netcraft.)


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