[Full-disclosure] Are consumers being misled by "phishing"?
dveditz at cruzio.com
Tue Jul 4 07:28:48 BST 2006
>> : They brought in "phishing" in 2003. The actual act of phishing had been
>> : going on for years before the phrase was coined. Since the beginning of
>> The term was coined long before 2003.
>> March 3, 1996:
>> May 8, 1999:
> I know, although it was "commercially" coined and used to make money
> from 2003 by Websense.com and all the others, as well as the book
> authors. Thats what I was talking about, sorry for the
> misunderstanding. I was always aware the term had been phloating
> around the underground before that.
C|Net isn't the underground, nor is the NCSA who made the announcement
they reported (June 27, 1997):
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