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RE: New Attack on Secure Browsing (fwd)
From: "J.A. Terranson" <measl () mfn org>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 20:38:30 -0500 (CDT)
This is Social Engineering, and a damn fine example!
This is in fact a pretty good fake-out: I'm sorry I didn't think of it
The obvious use here is in phishing expeditions: people *expect* that
little lock to be somewhere on the screen, but how many of them would
think "oh. it's in the wrong place - it's fake."? Far too few I'm
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