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JavaScript Security by Y.E Liang

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Examples of JavaScript phishing

We will cover several examples of phishing in this section, most of which can be achieved through the deceptive, and, sometimes clever, use of JavaScript in tandem with CSS and HTML. Why in tandem with CSS and HTML? This is because much of the deception involves the use of a fake website that looks like the original site, tricking users into thinking that the website is real. Let's start with a classic example on eBay.

Classic examples

There are numerous examples surrounding eBay; some of the most common examples involve the use of sending a fake e-mail and a fake website that looks like eBay, enticing you with certain reasons to make you log in to the fake site so that you willingly submit your login information. ...

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