More on lookalikes, confusables, IDN homograph attacks, and other fun stuff, continued from the previous post.
These occur when letters from one alphabet or script, are used to give the same visual appearance as letters from a completely different script. For example, the following words contain a mix of Latin and Cyrillic letters [...]
By the technique, that the homograph-Attack is named, become sites made with a domain name in which not-English characters prevent. An example of this is www.pаypal.com. In the address beam appeared usual paypal. com, but in reality ends up the internal pus on a site of a swindler. Swindlers can for instance also a known [...]
With normal spoofing a scammer tries to get personal information by sending fraudulent emails masquerading as an official website an individual might be working with. While some fall for the deception, many know better since the domain name in the email doesn’t resemble the domain name they usually use to access whatever site. However, what [...]