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Cloudmark Unveils New Anti-Phishing and Anti-Fraud Services

Wednesday 16 February 2005 02:25 CET | News

Cloudmark has released its new scope of anti-phishing and anti-fraud services for consumers, enterprises, OEMs, service providers (SPs) and financial institutions.

With Cloudmark SafetyBar(TM) for Internet Explorer (IE) Beta, the Cloudmark Phishing Intelligence Center and the Cloudmark Anti-Phishing Reputation Service(TM), the company unveils a new line of solutions with enhanced data analysis capabilities designed to stop phishing attacks, fraud and identify theft and take the final step in prosecution attempts against fraudsters. The power of Cloudmark SafetyBar, the most award-winning email spam and fraud protection, and its more than one million strong community in over 150 countries, now extends to the browser to protect online users from phishing attacks, identity theft, viruses and spyware. SafetyBar for IE provides consumer and corporate users with a website rating so they know when linking to a page whether its Good, or Unsafe based on real-time feedback from the Cloudmark community. The website rating helps users gauge a level of trust before providing personal or confidential information that may put them at risk for identity theft, phishing attacks, or other threats. In addition, enterprises are provided with real-time updates to provide another layer of protection against web-based threats. The Cloudmark Phishing Intelligence Center is a comprehensive set of real-time intelligence derived from data provided by the Cloudmark community and Cloudmarks proprietary forensic analyses that alerts banks and financial institutions of the latest phishing attacks and their rate of propagation. The data and analysis is used for actions such as to alert its customers and take action before damage is done, investigate attacks and to prosecute fraudsters. By allowing banks to do better risk management for such attacks, Cloudmark helps facilitate a cost savings for the banks in the millions, while restoring trust in online banking and the institutions brand. The Cloudmark Anti-Phishing Reputation Service will be offered as an integrated component of Cloudmarks gateway solutions and also sold separately to SPs and OEMs to provide widespread protection from phishing email attacks and phishing websites. Availability Cloudmark SafetyBar for IE is currently in beta and will be widely available for free in March 2005. To download the free beta, visit: http://www.cloudmark.com/iebeta. Cloudmark gateway solutions Immunity and Authority have been stopping spam, fraud and other email threats since their incarnation and are now anti-phishing enabled with Cloudmarks real-time technology. Cloudmarks Phishing Intelligence Center and Reputation Service is being piloted by financial institutions, partners and other interested companies.


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