First came "typosquatting."
In this common scam, cyber-criminals buy Internet addresses that differ from big-name ones
by just a letter or two, then capitalize on sloppy typing. Someone who
wants to go to xyxcorp.com but accidentally types xyzcorp.com ends up at
the scammer's site.
Now comes another trick to hook the fumble-fingered, courtesy of a
keystroke omission rather than a misspelling: a missing dot in an email
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By Sid Kirchheimer