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Phishing Attack on LloydsTSB

For the second time in the last few months criminals have been able to register themselves as representatives of UK bank LloydsTSB.  The domain registrar Nominet announced in November that they would have harsher sanctions against criminals and a stronger system to respond to phishing attacks. However, there are strong resistances from Internet libertarians that feel that domains should only be taken down with court orders. At any rate the consumers and the companies reputation are the real individuals who are at risk.  To read further on the incident click here.