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Fake and Look-alike Domains used in Phishing

What’s a look-alike domain? Hackers sometimes use look-alike domains to confuse victims.  Look-alike domains look very similar to common domains, but are actually completely different.  An example is lbm.com vs. ibm.com  –notice the ‘l’ instead of ‘i’. The strategy is rather simple; divert the end-user to the look-alike domain while waiting for them to enter…