Monday, February 05, 2007

MasterCard nets 1,400 phishing sites last year (2004)

The Star reported MasterCard International said it has successfully shut down nearly 1,400 global phishing websites300 operating from Asia Pacific – last year through its Operation Stop IT (Identity Theft) campaign.

The credit card giant said its success was due to the effective monitoring of phishing activities discovered on the Internet and swift counteraction by Internet service providers (ISPs) and law enforcement agencies.

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