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e-mail spoofing

The unauthorized use of a third-party domain name as the sender's name in an e-mail message. Most often used by spammers, spoofing the name of a popular retailer or organization entices the recipient to read the full message. See e-mail authentication, spoofing and spam.
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FRAUDSTERS are using an email spoofing scam to trick workers into transferring funds to their account, a fraud body has warned.
Telecom and Yahoo can now confirm that an increase in spam activity experienced by some email users over the past few days is the result of email spoofing .
SocialPET is an automated email spoofing tool with easy-to-use drop-down menus.
Backscatter is an unfortunate side effect of the continued prevalence of email spoofing by spam campaigns that is now plaguing corporate email servers," said Barracuda Net works.
Email spoofing is often an attempt to trick the user into making a damaging statement or releasing sensitive information (such as passwords).
This patent-pending technology enables full protection against email spoofing, electronic messaging fraud, and email Phishing attacks.
The APWG, founded in 2003 as the Anti-Phishing Working Group, is a global industry, law enforcement, and government coalition focused on eliminating the identity theft and fraud that result from the growing problem of phishing, email spoofing, and crimeware.
Everybody knows that cybercrime and email spoofing is on the rise," said Jeremy Biggerstaff, Managing Director, UTV New Media.
The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is an industry association focused on eliminating identity theft and fraud that result from the growing problem of phishing and email spoofing.
The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is an industry association of over 2,250 members focused on eliminating the identity theft and fraud that result from the growing problem of phishing and email spoofing.
The APWG is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming and email spoofing of all types.
The APWG is currently focused on eliminating phishing and email spoofing attacks by developing and sharing information about the problem and promoting the visibility and adoption of industry solutions.