Microsoft Publishes New Anti-phishing White Paper

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 27, 2005

“The focus of this white paper is to describe the basic workings of a new capability, the Microsoft® Phishing Filter, that will be included in the upcoming release of Internet Explorer 7. The Microsoft Phishing Filter will not only help provide consumers with a dynamic system of warning and protection against potential phishing attacks, but — more important — it will also benefit legitimate ISPs and Web commerce site developers that want to try to ensure that their brands are not being ‘spoofed’ to propagate scams and that their legitimate outreach to customers is not confusing or misinterpreted by filtering software.” [the document is in Word, and available at this Link]

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