Research reveals phishing hooks

Thursday, 6 April 2006, 12:47 AM EST

Sophisticated phishing scams could be catching out 90% of those that see them, research suggests.

The academic study looked at whether web users could tell legitimate online bank websites from the fakes produced by phishers.

Though many phishing sites were easy to spot, the best were judged real by almost all participants.

At the BBC.

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