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IT-Analysis: Will Mozilla Fly?

Apr 20, 2004, 02:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)

"Mozilla, in case you didn't know, is a project to build an open source web browser (Firefox) and email suite (Thunderbird). I had cause to use it recently when I ran into a little browser plug-in (from a security company called CoreStreet) that plays back to you the name of the web site that you are on. It's a neat little applet that CoreStreet intends to distribute for free to assist web users in seeing through some of the Phishing scams that are currently in play.

"The scam involves a pop-up window or email that directs you to go to some web site to provide information. The web site will impersonate eBay or some bank or other and try to get you to reveal personal information--credit card details, bank account details, etc..."

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