US 11,057,427 B2
Method for identifying phishing websites and hindering associated activity
Jordan Wright, Ann Arbor, MI (US); and Jon Oberheide, Ann Arbor, MI (US)
Assigned to CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed by CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed on Oct. 31, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/669,935.
Application 16/669,935 is a continuation of application No. 15/683,358, filed on Aug. 22, 2017, granted, now 10,498,761.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/378,551, filed on Aug. 23, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2020/0067979 A1, Feb. 27, 2020
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04L 29/06 (2006.01)
CPC H04L 63/1483 (2013.01) [H04L 63/1416 (2013.01); H04L 63/1425 (2013.01); H04L 63/168 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
upon execution of a tattler code at a non-authorized copy of a target website, detecting by the tattler code that the tattler code has been inserted at the non-authorized copy of the target web site;
activating the tattler code in response to the detecting, resulting in activated tattler code;
initiating collection of tattler data by the activated tattler code at the non-authorized copy of the target website; and
transmitting the tattler data by the activated tattler code, wherein the tattler data is to be received by a phishing hindering service.