Wednesday, July 05, 2006

SIP's Safety Guide: MS Phishing Filter, NYT Coverage, Summit Details

SIP's Safety Guide: Microsoft Phishing Filter
Credit: Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Phishing Filter Add-in for MSN Search Toolbar

Phishing (pronounced "Fishing") is one of the fastest growing threats on the Internet and a form of identity theft.
The Phishing Filter Add-in offers access to a new dynamic online service, updated several times an hour, to warn you and help protect your personal information from these fraudulent Web sites by:
• Scanning Web sites you visit and warning you if they are potentially suspicious.
• Dynamically checking the Web sites you visit with up-to-the-hour online information via an online service run by Microsoft and blocking you from sharing personal information if a site is a known phishing Web site. >>>

Microsoft Anti-Phishing HomePage
Microsoft is committed to helping to protect Internet users worldwide from becoming victims of phishing scams by promoting valuable consumer education, industry collaboration, legislation, enforcement, and technology innovation to address the problem of phishing.>>>

Stolen Lives: The Problem of Identity Theft
See THE NEW YORK TIMES' Complete Coverage

Articles in this series periodically explore the issue of identity theft. Including:
  • Identity Theft Resources>>>
  • Multimedia: Video & Interactive Graphic>>>
  • Graphic>>>
  • Related Articles>>>
  • Related Searches>>>
  • Readers’ Opinions on the Forum: Stolen Lives>>>
Minimize the Risks, Educate, & Protect Yourself, Your Customers, & Your Business

Identity Theft & Phishing Summit

Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Holiday Inn, King Street West, Toronto

The Society of Internet Professionals (SIP) has assembled experts from law, law enforcement,
public policy, academics and security to provide knowledge and tools to:
* Understand how Identity Theft is committed
* Detect and monitor Identity theft
* Analyze personal and systems risks
* Identify Internet and online security threats
* Identify Phishing emails, Pharming and Spoof websites
* Explore solutions for corporations, non-profits, and ISP/web hosting companies
* Plan effective anti-ID Theft policies, systems and technologies
* Restore stolen Identity
* Clarify the legal & regulatory aspects of Identity Theft
All attendees will receive Workbook, Resources, Certificate of attendance and SIP Membership

Identity Theft & Phishing Summit Site>>>
Download the Identity Theft Summit Brochure>>>

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