Internet crime to hit homes hard

Monday, 25 September 2006, 12:51 PM EST

Home computer users are now the favourite targets of hi-tech criminals, reveals research. The report by security firm Symantec found that cyber criminals are targeting home PC owners because they are the easiest to catch out.

It saw an 81% rise in phishing messages which attempt to trick people into handing over personal details.

At the BBC.

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