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New Trick To Protect yourself From Phishing
sites for phishing purpose. These attacks are mainly carried by using Emails, Instant messaging or phone calls. Phishing is a example of social engineering to make the fool of user. In Phishing, people are convinced to enter their private information in spoofed sites. This is a criminal activity and a punishable crime. So, before giving you the web trick on how to protect your self from these sites, I suggested that you should never create phishing sites. Detecting fraud emails and phishing sites can be extremely difficult. Here we are giving you new trick and tips to detect these phishing sites and emails and protect your self from getting hacked or foolish.

Phishing Site Can Use the Following Techniques to affect the user:

1 Link manipulation

2 Filter evasions

3. Phone phishing

1.    Link Manipulation: - This method is one of the popular method used to make user convinced to enter their private information in spoofed sites. Basically in this method a misspelled url of the original website is sent. Let us see some example below:

http://www.orkute.com.

http://www.orakut.com.

instead of the original address http://www.orkut.com.

 There is also a second method that can be used in the different misleading anchor tag

For example:-The URL given below may seem to take you to orkut but it will take you to our homepage. You can test it by clicking on the link.

Click Here To Visit orkut

So the first web trick is: Try to avoid clicking on links in your emails inbox. Type the proper address of the site yourself.

2.    Filter evasion: - The main method to bring a user to a phishing site is by using emails. Now these days user uses various anti-phishing filters to block phishing text. To overcome these hackers started mailing website addresses in pictures. So now images are by default blocked by Gmail and you have to enable them manually.

3.    Phone Phishing: - Websites and Emails are not the only methods. In phone phishing Users receive phone calls or messages requesting them to verify their information by telling the caller. Some peoples on the call try to convince you to give your private information such as "your net banking user name and password”  "credit card information” and other finical information. It is recommended that you should never reveal your sensitive information to the caller.

If you have any queries or suggestions then don’t hesitate to comment on this articl
Category: My articles | Added by: javedisaac (11.04.2011)
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