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AntiPhishing

Anti-Phishing, I am writing my second article about phishing. After getting good response over my last phishing article. I thought to start again. I know, I  have been away from blogging since last week. It was tiring week at office though. Deadlines and Deadlines..

So,  lets start about Anti Phishing..

What is Antiphishing?

As you have read in my previous article about social engineering and hacking your account.  Hacker would still your confidential personal and financial information.

Now a days, we are hearing more social networking site’s security flow. Like we heard lot about facebook and yelp this week. Please read following URL:

http://techcrunch.com/2010/05/11/another-security-hole-found-on-yelp-facebook-data-once-again-put-at-risk/

That would help hackers/phishing attackers to get access to your personal data.

Here are couple of AntiPhishing software or tools which would help you with phishing attacks:

NetCraft Antiphishing toolbar:

http://toolbar.netcraft.com/

Google Safe Browsing for Firefox and Chrome:

http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/safebrowsing/

Bit Defender Anti-Phishing Tool

http://www.bitdefender.com/PRODUCT-2237-en–BitDefender-Antiphishing-Toolbar-2009-(without-ask.com).html

PhishTank:

http://www.phishtank.com/

Earthlink:

http://www.earthlink.net/software/domore.faces?tab=toolbar

McAffee SiteAdvisor:

http://www.siteadvisor.com/

GeoTrust TrustWatch:

http://geotrust.com/?dmn=trustwatch.com

There are couple of tools available at server level as well to protect your network from phishing:

Untangle AntiPhishing toolkit:

http://www3.untangle.com/Pricing/Value-Packages

Above all software would help you to prevent for any phishing attacks. Make sure that your AntiVirus and Anti spyware would also helps you with phishing attacks.

Author: Gaurav Maniar – MCITP – Windows Server Specialist Window Hosting Security,Exchange Messaging SystemServer Security AuditDomain (ADS) Infrastructure