Industry struggles to tackle phishing

Thursday, 16 February 2006, 1:41 PM EST

The number of phishing websites detected in January soared to nearly 9,000 setting a new monthly record, according to figures from the Anti-Phishing Working Group. David Jevans, the organisation's chief executive, said that the previous record was 7,197 set in December 2005.

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