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Start up your own phishing business for only US$30

Date: October 16, 2006
Source: ZDNet Australia
By: Munir Kotadia, ZDNet Australia

The marketplace for phishing toolkits, which can allow technophobe criminals to quickly and easily set up spoofed versions of banking Web sites, is booming, with kits changing hands for as little as US$30.

Although phishing kits are nothing new, over the past year their quantity and quality have increased dramatically, according to Dan Hubbard, who is vice president of security research for Websense and a representative of the Anti-Phishing Working Group.

"[Phishing kits] have been around for years but the volume is one of the big changes the kits available are better designed," Hubbard told ZDNet Australia in a telephone interview last week.
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