Saturday, 21 November 2015

PayPal Phishing Site On World Bank Group Website

A website run by the World Bank Group, has this week been compromised. The site, which was provided with a valid Extended Validation SSL Certificate, appeared for a short time one hardly be distinguished from real phishing site with a PayPal login page.

Visitors were asked to sign in with their own PayPal information. The entries were processed and sent to the criminals.

After this gave the site gave a message that the account data is temporarily not available, and it required an additional verification. Visitors were invited to give their name, date of birth, address, telephone number and finally to give up your credit card number plus the CSV code, writes Netcraft. Those who had completed everything, was eventually transferred to real website of PayPal.

According to Netcraft, the criminals can take advantage of the smart Extended Validation SSL certificate that has the site Made it seem as if the site was to be trusted. The EV certificate has been revoked.

The Climate Smart Planning Platform is an initiative led by the World Bank, to develop employees with tools, data and knowledge to be busy in developing countries with climate change.

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