[Full-disclosure] Are consumers being misled by "phishing"?
n3td3v at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 22:49:14 BST 2006
On 6/29/06, security curmudgeon <jericho at attrition.org> wrote:
> : There are a million books on phishing in borders book store, if the
> : phishing phrase hadn't been coined, a lot of people wouldn't be
> : millionaires right now.
> : 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:
> And i'm sure there are other references going back to the early 90's if
> someone wants to do some digging.
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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.
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