Impact of phishing now equals virus outbreaks

Wednesday, 11 August 2004, 2:03 PM EST

The impact of phishing attacks, a form of online identity theft, is now starting to match the problems caused by some virus outbreaks, according to security services provider MessageLabs.

The problem is primarily targeted at High Street banks, where fraudsters attempt to con customers out of their online banking details in order to steal money from their accounts.

By James Watson at Computing.

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