Increase of phishing attacks

Friday, 25 May 2007, 8:37 AM EST

Some of the Web's most prolific organized online criminals are starting to step up the frequency and sophistication of phishing attacks, targeting commercial banks, job hunting sites and data brokers.

Typically, phishing scams involve phony e-mails and counterfeit bank Web sites that try to lure unsuspecting users into disclosing user names and passwords. Lately, however, some of the more technically advanced phishing groups have started shifting their sights to higher-dollar targets.

At Security Fix.

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