Friday January 18, 2013

Researchers Uncover 'Bouncer' Phishing Scam

This story about a new phishing kit called "The Bouncer" is pretty interesting. Why is it called the bouncer? I'm glad you asked:

The bouncer phishing kit targets a preset email list for each campaign. A user ID value is generated for the targeted recipients, sending them a unique URL for access to the attack. Here’s the interesting part آ– much like a night club’s bouncer list آ– any outsider attempting to access the phishing page is redirected to a "404 page not found" error message.