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Not a new thing, but it mostly used to be e-Bay and PayPal. Now is also getting used.

Got an e-mail today, supposedly from to update my details. The URL goes to Whatever login and password you give, is accepted and you get the privilege to shell out your credit card details.

Opera 8 Beta popped up a message whether I want to login to the server "" as user "". That was good because I get some idea that I am not going to server.

I worry about the non-technical folks who have accounts in

As always, there is a small chance that ran out of servers and are employing others to collect this information :-)