Phishing for Trouble

A recent study tested several popular browser-based tools for helping to protect users from phishing Web sites designed to steal their personal data. Since the study, performed by 3Sharp, was commissioned by Microsoft, it might not be surprising that IE 7's anti-phishing controls did the best. Still, the study is

A recent study tested several popular browser-based tools for helping to protect users from phishing Web sites designed to steal their personal data. Since the study, performed by 3Sharp, was commissioned by Microsoft, it might not be surprising that IE 7's anti-phishing controls did the best. Still, the study is a worthwhile read for anyone interested in how to evaluate anti-phishing tools.