|A Practical Guide to Removing Spoof Websites|
|practical Guide to Removing Spoof Websites|
|General advice to customers using your website|
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A practical Guide to Removing Spoof Websites
Web spoofing 1 is a type of internet fraud where fake websites are set up to mimic well-
established companies. The victim will enter credit card details and other valuable
personal financial information believing it to be a genuine site.
Web spoofing scams are a growing problem that not only affect the profits and reputation
of businesses, but also contribute to a rise in identity theft, credit card fraud and other
What we would like you to do
The Alert includes information on how to protect your business by providing:
A methodology of how spoof sites are created.
General advice to your customers.
The takedown process.
Annex A - Sample notice to an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
This document should only act as a guide for the basic steps your company should follow
in the event of a compromise and should not deter a decision by you to report this matter
to the police.
Spoofing: Synonymous with deceiving, impersonating, masquerading or mimicking (for example, attempt to gain access to a system by posing as an authorized user).