Single-victim spam attacks skyrocket

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 12:21 AM EST

Micro-managed attacks that consist of one e-mail targeting one person are up more than 10 times over last year's levels, a message security company said yesterday.

These targeted attacks aim a very low number of spam messages -- more often than not just one -- at individuals working at companies or government agencies with data that criminals prize.

At Computerworld.

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