Pharming explained: How attackers use fake websites to steal data

By GIXnews

Pharming definition

A pharming attack tries to redirect a website’s traffic to a fake website controlled by the attacker, usually for the purpose of collecting sensitive information from victims or installing malware on their machines. Attackers tend to focus on creating look-alike ecommerce and digital banking websites to harvest credentials and payment card information.

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Source:: IT news – Security