Phishers Use Google to Find Exposed Servers

Three-quarters of phishing sites are built on hacked servers that have been tracked down using pre-programmed Google search terms, according to research from brand-protection firm MarkMonitor. Among other activities, MarkMonitor tracks phishing attacks that target brand names. Researchers compiled a list of 750 Google search terms that are used to track down websites likely to have easily exploitable vulnerabilities — mostly PHP-based sites

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