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when apple.com != apple.com – Phishing with Unicode Domains – Xudong Zheng

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/04/21

Vulnerability in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera makes users susceptible to phishing with Unicode domains.

Source: [Archive.isPhishing with Unicode Domains – Xudong Zheng

Basically these are not the same sites:

Depending on the font used, you might notice it if you look very careful.

Keywords: Unicode codepoints, visual similarity, codepoint to character mapping in fonts, Punycode

Via: [WayBack] Same URL, two websites? (notice the difference)1. https://www.аррӏе.com/2. https://www.apple.com/ – Jean-Luc Aufranc – Google+

References:

–jeroen

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