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SearchOpenSource: 2006 Phish Tales: Flawed and Fishy Defenses

Jan 30, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Are there any open source tools that help combat phishing?

"James: Short answer, yes. WiKID Systems Inc. has an open source, two-factor authentication system that helps with aspects of phishing.

"Long answer, yes and no. I believe people have written software that is supposed to help, but the rapid evolution [of phishing] requires in-depth, security solutions. That has yet to be seen in the open source world..."

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