'Crimeware' nearly doubles in december

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 10:05 AM EST

The number of sites distributing "crimeware" -- or software engineered for criminal activity like identity theft -- nearly doubled in December, rising from 4,630 in November to 7,197 the following month, according to a report issued today by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).

At InformationWeek.

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