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New Experiment in Google Chrome to Fight Back Against Phishing Websites

The developers behind the Google Chrome browser have announced in a blog post that they will begin testing a new way to help defend against the increasing threat of phishing attacks. Stemming from a report in collaboration between Google and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, researchers found that "more than 60% of users were fooled when a misleading brand name appeared in a URL&rsq...

New Research Finds That 7.42% Of Victims Who Visit Phishing Sites Supply Their Credentials

In a new report from the combined efforts of Arizona State University, PayPal, Google, and Samsung, researchers found that at least 7.42% of victims who visit phishing pages input their credentials resulting in compromised accounts and experience fraudulent transactions as a result. The researchers monitored traffic to phishing pages recording over 4.8 million victims who visited phishing pag...