Major phishing scam thwarted this week

Wednesday, 5 July 2006, 2:22 PM EST

A security firm claims to have prevented a major phishing attack from reaching its customers on Monday night.

SoftScan, a provider of hosted spam and virus filtering services, said that it stopped over 70,000 phishing emails purporting to come from the MidAmerica Bank from reaching its customers.

At vnunet.

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