Online scams: Top 5 best of the worst

Friday, 30 June 2006, 12:45 AM EST

According to recent studies, there is a trend of more targeted, monetarily driven malware attacks. As technology improves to counter these attacks, look for criminals to fall back on social engineering tactics. Why should you care? These popular - and profitable - online scams can be repackaged as updated and more targeted attacks.

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