Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Tabnabbing: A new type of phishing

Check out this page at azarask.in. They demonstrate a new method of phishing. A page you are looking at can auto-switch to a page that resembles a page of a trusted website such as gmail, facebook, paypal, or online banking. Part of the attack involves changing the favicon of the page and monitoring for page inactivity.

A New Type of Phishing Attack from Aza Raskin on Vimeo.