Phishing - a practical case study

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With the tremendous increase in the use of online banking, online share trading and ecommerce, there has been a corresponding growth in the incidents of phishing being used to carry out financial frauds.

Phishing involves fraudulently acquiring sensitive information (e.g. passwords, credit card details etc) by masquerading as a trusted entity.

The usual scenario is that the victim receives an email that appears to have been sent from his bank. The email urges the victim to click on the link in the email. When the victim does so, he is taken to “a secure page on the bank’s website”. The victim believes the web page to be authentic and he enters his username, password and other information. In reality, the website is a fake and the victim’s information is stolen and misused.

Phishing - a practical case study is a first of its kind case study in the world and has been released by Asian School of Cyber Laws. It explains the above scenario in detail along with two fully functional websites.

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Free course in Intellectual Property Rights

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After the resounding success of the Online Introductory course in Cyber Law, we've now launched the Free Online Introductory course in Intellectual Property Rights (OICIPR).

On joining the course (which takes only an online registration) you'd get to know the basic concepts of Intellectual Property Rights.

You get course material in the form of a PDF file. You can take your exam online. But the best is yet to come.

The greatest part is that despite being a free course, completion entitles you to a certificate from us! 🙂

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Once you've successfully completed the exam, just send us a stamped self-addressed envelope and we'll send you the certificate.

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