Glad to be able to announce this - MarkMonitor has acquired CollectiveTrust. I've joined the MarkMonitor team and am looking forward to pushing our ScamAlarm client-side anti-phishing technology to the next level. That's all for now.
Peter Torr: Why not use hashes for the Anti-Phishing Filter?
An intelligent post from Microsoft's Peter Torr on the decision to send URLs instead of hashes to the phishing filter. I appreciate his discussion of the threats and mitigations balanced against the costs and benefits of each approach.
WSJ: Phisher Tales: How Webs of Scammers Pull Off Internet Fraud
Here's a revealing behind-the-scenes look at phishing crimes over at over at WSJ.com.