A Public Service Announcement – “Phishing” Info

January 6th, 2007 by xformed

Scanning the new mags while drinking coffee located this item of interest:

Phish Tank.

Wondering what “phishing” is? Details here.

What is PhishTank?

PhishTank is a collaborative clearing house for data and information about phishing on the Internet. Also, PhishTank provides an open API for developers and researchers to integrate anti-phishing data into their applications at no charge.

So, a central clearing house, where you can check out if the email you’re looking at is legit, or an effort to undo you financially….You can even send in your items to help the greater good!

Think of it like a Snopes like site for checking out what’s true and what’s not…

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