Anti-Phishing: How to Prevent Identity Theft and Safeguard Information Assets With Finjan's Active Real-Time Code Inspection
Off late cybercriminals are motivated by financial gain, and their main vector of attack has become the Web. One of the techniques they use is Phishing (pronounced "Fishing"), which relates to Web attacks aimed at fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity. Phishing presents a problem for corporations. If their employees are not protected, enterprises could be held liable for not putting protections in place to prevent fraud. An attack could also result in employee login information being compromised, allowing a phisher to get access to an employee's network account and thus accessing confidential information.