Man-in-the-middle phishing kit discovered

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A new kit for sale in the digital underground makes it easier for fraudsters to run more sophisticated phishing fraud attacks.

The Universal Man-in-the-Middle Phishing Kit enables fraudsters to sit between prospective marks and legitimate businesses. Rather just setting up a bogus website that’s promoted through spam email, crooks set up a fraudulent website as a conduit through a legitimate website to communicate with their victims. The technology allows con men to automatically capture victims’ personal information in real-time.

Read entire article here: http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2007/01/12/phishing_kit/

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