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Phishing protection primer

Don't let your company fall victim to phishing scams. Learn about the latest techniques phishers are using to steal business data and dollars. Also discover how you can minimize the risk of phishing attacks on Exchange Server and Microsoft Outlook clients with the right tools, network configurations and end-user education.
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Phishing secrets revealed
Get an overview of how phishing threatens Exchange Server from leading authority on phishing technology, Lance James, and learn what you need to do to protect your data.
Phishing: A whale of a problem for enterprises
Phishing is no longer just a consumer problem, say experts. The scams are hurting companies' reputations and bottom lines.
Three ways phishers are hooking you
Researchers say the bad guys set up sites a lot faster now and catch users more easily with better quality sites and spam. Moreover, many phishing schemes these days are the work of multiple, complex organizations.
Short Message Service phishing is here
Phishing attacks are no longer limited to email. Recently, researchers uncovered phishing scams using Short Message Service (SMS), and mobile experts say enterprises should be wary of these scams.
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Keep attackers from phishing in your waters
Learn why phishing attacks continue to rise and three steps you can take to mitigate this risk.
10 tips in 10 minutes: Phishing exposed
A must read for programmers and administrators responsible for system security, this tutorial will teach you tricks of the trade that phishers and spammers use and how to fight back.
Fight spear phishing
Spear phishing, a phishing technique directed at a single company, poses a greater security risk to enterprise administrators than regular phishing. Contributor Tony Bradley recommends taking steps to educate your users and to employ anti-phishing tools for added protection.
Hooked: Phishing is luring more and more of your customers
In this tip, Web security guru, Nalneesh Gaur, examines how hackers are using phishing scams to exploit financial sectors of the industry, why you should care and what you can do to prevent these attacks.
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Freebie antiphishing tool verifies domain information
SpoofStick is a free browser toolbar that helps defeat phishing scams by telling users exactly what domain they're in at any given time.
PhishTank casts its net for malicious email
PhishTank, a new information clearinghose for phishing attack data, not only archives suspected and confirmed phishing emails, but also enables contributors to submit and access data.
New tools fight fraud and phishing
Cloudmark, Comodo, and Clear Search offer anti-phishing apps to keep you from getting lured into trouble.

This was first published in October 2006

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