Stealing data through doppelganger domains...

data hacking

Oct 18 2011 by
A new form of data hacking has been exposed by two researchers who found ways to easily penetrate Fortune 500 companies through mistyped email addresses. So-called typo-squatting - where criminals register for domains that are similar to those of legitimate businesses - has served as a fraudster tactic for years.  The newest twist on an old hack involves creating doppelganger domains by simply omitting the dot between...


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