Fraudsters using non-English character sets to create millions of phishing sites

In April last year, security researcher Xudong Zheng discovered vulnerabilities in popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox, and Opera that allowed hackers to display fake domain names, that mimicked popular websites, on malicious websites they operated. This way, such hackers were able to lure unsuspecting users to their fake websites and used auto-fill forms to obtain users' e-mail addresses and other details.