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14 Jun 2005

Phishing antidote

In "Man Bites Phish", Robert Cringely suggests a novel approach to the phishing problem: visit the phisher sites and enter realistic-loooking but inaccurate junk information. The idea is that the phishers will give up trying to separate the wheat from the chaff if enough people send them junk data. Given their motivation to steal money, the phishers may not be too bothered but the problem is that there are few other effective approaches against phishing.
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