The Phishing Guide: Understanding & Preventing Phishing Attacks
Phishing started off being part of popular hacking culture, but quickly professional criminals began using phishing techniques to steal personal finances and conduct identity theft at a global level. As phishing attacks become more widespread and more sophisticated it is important that we understand the tools and techniques used.
This paper will explain the technologies and security flaws used by Phishers to carry out their attacks. Then the paper will provide detailed vendor-neutral advice on what organisations can do to prevent future attacks.