Examining the blacklist that Google maintains has revealed some interesting, but not all that surprising, information on common phishing tactics. Of all the scam sites that have been blacklisted, nearly two-thirds are composed soley of scams revolving around eBay, PayPal and Bank of America. eBay and PayPal are rather self explanatory, being some of the most popular sites that involve money transfer and being so user-driven. Even more interesting, it seems many sites hosted on Yahoo servers try to steal Yahoo login information:

Two-thirds of scam sites are eBay, PayPal, BoA – TechSpot News

Originally posted by Ty Tribble on January 8, 2007 in Ideas.

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