Monday, June 02, 2008

U.K's Crime Reduction Portal Hosting Phishing Pages

Poste Italiane seems to have relocated to a brand new location online, in this case the U.K's Crime Reduction Portal which is currently hosting a phishing page -

What's special about this incident is that it's becoming increasingly common to come across phishing sites that have been remotely-file-included or SQL injected at vulnerable sites. In ca you remember, the Police Academy in India too, used to host phishing pages in the past. The irony in both cases is highly visible, and for good or bad, it's anecdotal cases like these that are supposed to build awareness on the adapting tactics phishers use nowadays - forwarding the responsibility for hosting as well as managing a shadow infrastructure like this one for instance.