Phishing Scam Alert: CyberDefender Early Detection Technology Detects Phishing Scams that Put Users at Risk for Internet Identity Theft

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CyberDefender™ Corporation, the security developer with the Internet's most advanced early detection technology and Internet security tools, has released its latest Phishing Scam Alert, a report highlighting recent phishing and email scams that are plaguing Internet users and exposing them to Internet identity theft. Top risks include new active PayPal, eBay and egg.com phishing scams targeting Internet users. CyberDefender Threat Level: Active Scam Target pages: http://www.paypal.com Scam URL: http://202.29.138.73:84/http://www.pa. . . Date Discovered: 01/09/07 13:04:30 CyberDefender Threat Level: Active Scam Target pages: http://www.egg.com Scam URL: http://www.evsolution.ro/_host. . . Date Discovered: 01/08/07 21:40:00 CyberDefender Threat Level: Active Scam Target pages: http://www.ebay.com Scam URL: http://singin-account-verify.f. . . CyberDefender classifies emerging phishing scams as active or inactive, providing users with a real-time Internet security tool for phishing protection

CyberDefender™ Corporation, the security developer with the Internet's most advanced early detection technology and Internet security tools, has released its latest Phishing Scam Alert, a report highlighting recent phishing and email scams that are plaguing Internet users and exposing them to Internet identity theft.

Top risks include new active PayPal, eBay and egg.com phishing scams targeting Internet users.

CyberDefender has identified the following new phishing attempts for January 9, 2007. To view these and other phishing threats in real-time go to: http://www.cyberdefender.com/phishing_alerts.html

CyberDefender Threat Level: Active Scam

Target pages: http://www.paypal.com
Scam URL: http://202.29.138.73:84/http://www.pa. . .

Date Discovered: 01/09/07 13:04:30

CyberDefender Threat Level: Active Scam

Target pages: http://www.egg.com
Scam URL: http://www.evsolution.ro/_host. . .

Date Discovered: 01/08/07 21:40:00

CyberDefender Threat Level: Active Scam

Target pages: http://www.ebay.com
Scam URL: http://singin-account-verify.f. . .

Date Discovered: 01/08/07 20:28:00

CyberDefenderFREE 2.0 users are automatically protected against these and other phishing attacks and fake sites. Click here to download: http://www.cyberdefender.com/products.html

About Phishing Attacks

Webopedia defines phishing as "The act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft." (full definition at http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/p/phishing.html)

About Scam Attacks

A scam website is designed to look like a legitimate business website, like a bank, online auction company, or online payment service and exists to steal personal login, password and account information.

About CyberDefender Early Alert Center™

The CyberDefender Early Alert Center and CyberDefender's Collaborative Internet Security Network™ together form a seamless adaptive network technology providing all CyberDefender users with free Internet security tools. The Early Alert Center automatically analyzes threats and calculates the risk levels of suspicious files and processes. This expert system tests and ranks the threat on a Universal Severity Scale™, and updates the CyberDefender threat database automatically. Because of this, the Early Alert Center's antivirus and security alerts are dynamic; adjusting in real-time as each threat evolves, providing users with the most up-to-date and accurate spyware detection and virus protection available. This threat assessment process is significantly faster than traditional methods.

About CyberDefender Corporation (http://www.cyberdefender.com)

CyberDefender Corporation is a privately-held company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The first company to provide early warning and defense against Internet attacks using a secure high-speed client-to-client relay network, CyberDefender's technology and PC security applications provide an early line of defense against spyware, viruses, phishing and other threats.

CyberDefender began operations in August 2003 and its earlier products have been downloaded by over 12 million consumers. CyberDefender's products using the early detection technology include the CyberDefender Security Toolbar™ and CyberDefender AntiSpyware™ 2006, CyberDefenderFREE™ and CyberDefender Early Detection Center™.

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