Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Online Neighborhood Watch Nails Phishers

A volunteer group, dubbed the Phishing Incident Reporting and Termination squad (PIRT), will take in reports from consumers of suspected phishing Web sites and work to take the sites offline.

On Friday, before its official launch, the group received 100 phishing reports, and 30 of those were shut down in a few hours.
More info at one of the founders: Sunbelt BLOG: Become a phishing terminator
Check it out!
--MissM


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1 comment:

  1. You should read this: http://neosmart.net/blog/?p=122

    PIRT is definitely not the answer.. not yet anyway.

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