Managing legal, consumers and commerce risks in phishing

Dinna @ Nina Mohd Nizam , and Leau, Yu Beng and Habeeb S. A. H., and Yanti A. S., (2007) Managing legal, consumers and commerce risks in phishing. In: Conference of the World-Academy-of-Science-Engineering-and-Technology , 14-16 December 2007, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Phishing scheme is a new emerged security issue of E-Commerce Crime in globalization. In this paper, the legal scaffold of Malaysia, United States and United Kingdom are analyzed and followed by discussion on critical issues that rose due to phishing activities. The result revealed that inadequacy of current legal framework is the main challenge to govern this epidemic. However, lack of awareness among consumers; crisis on merchant's responsibility and lack of intrusion reports and incentive arrangement contributes to phishing proliferating. Prevention is always better than curb. By the end of this paper, some best practices for consumers and corporations are suggested.

Item Type:Conference Paper (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Phishing, Online Fraud, Business risks, Consumers privacy, Legal Issue, Cyber law
Subjects:?? HV7231-9960 ??
Divisions:SCHOOL > Labuan School of Informatics Science
ID Code:1137
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:29 Sep 2011 16:52
Last Modified:29 Dec 2014 16:38

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