Yahoo, Bing Found Directing to Bitcoin Phishing Site

(Threatpost) It looks like phishers have started poisoning Bing and Yahoo search results in hopes of duping users of the Bitcoin exchange site MtGox.com into giving away their log-in credentials.

KrebsonSecurity.com reported that both the search engines have been redirecting unsuspecting clickers to MtPox.com – a domain set up two days ago that looks almost identical to MtGox.com. The poisoned links are the top search results for  “MtGox.”

It’s not entirely certain what the creators of this site have achieved however. Nothing seems to happen when a name and password are entered on the bogus site, it just causes a site error, as a video below demonstrates…read full article

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