Fake Google Toolbars Spreading Identity Theft

by Larry Emmott on October 9, 2005

in Internet,Security

From e-Week.com 

Beware of guests bearing Google Toolbars. That’s because a series of phishing probes are making the rounds that deliver a faked version. Install the real-looking software, and your credit cards and other personal information are captured, then transmitted to a shadowy group of criminals. We’ve got details on how the scam works, and what to look out for, in our security alert.

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