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Phishing miscreants are THWARTING secure-sleuths with AES crypto

2014/09/09

The Register - (International) Researchers with Symantec identified what they believe was the first use of AES encryption to disguise fraudulent Web sites designed to steal users' login credentials. The use of AES encryption allows attackers to make the analysis of phishing sites more difficult without affecting how the sites appear and function to users.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/phishing_scam_uses_aes_crypto_to_hide/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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