Phishing attacks hit all-time high

Friday, 20 January 2006, 12:42 AM EST

The continued rise in phishing attacks shows increasing sophistication in strategy as well as more organized efforts among online criminals, said Dave Jevans, APWG chairman. "We're a long way from the days when attacks on systems were done to show off," he said. "With the motivation today being money, that creates a different kind of attacker."

At CIO Today.

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