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Move over email spoofing there's a new trick in town

itwbennett (1594911) writes | about a year ago

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itwbennett (1594911) writes "Spam filters will catch spoofed emails, but fraudsters are employing a new trick to slip past the filters, says security researcher Markus Jakobsson. The limited screen size of smartphones puts constraints on what is presented to the user. Friendly 'from' names – yes. Email addresses – no. Just slap a friendly from in front of a not-so-friendly email address and smartphone users will be none the wiser — until they open that email message."
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