Linkless Italian phishers quote Shakespeare in an attempt to defeat security products

Graham Cluley

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O, frailty, thy name is insecure pet supply website operators…

Spammers think quoting Hamlet is a way to help them steal usernames and passwords – but they’re wrong.

Read more in my article on Sophos’s Naked Security blog.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.