May 22, 2005

Online Vigilantes Fight Back Against Phishing Fraudsters

As fraudsters continue to target their victims with increasingly elaborate phishing sites, the surprise appearance of anti-phishing vigilantes is now hampering their operations.

A PayPal phishing site recently reported by the Netcraft Toolbar community was promptly taken down; not by the hoster or law enforcement agency, but seemingly by a vigilante with an interest in disabling such sites and protecting innocent web users:

Link: Netcraft

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