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by Paul Kerstein

Microsoft Helps FBI Nab Phisher

Aug 29, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Microsoft assisted the FBI to bring down an alleged phisher. NetworkWorldreports that Jayson Lucas Harris pleaded not guilty last week tocharges of scamming computer users with fake e-mail notices fromMicrosoft. He was charged with 75 counts of wire fraud in the phishingscam. Court documents indicate that Harris tried to scam MSN users forone-and-a-half years into sending credit card information via a fakeWeb site with messages that were addressed “Dear MSN Customer” andappeared to be from Read more.