New phishing scam even more insidious

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 9:22 AM EST

Fraudsters have developed a potent new computer program that steals Internet banking customers' details by duping them into opening up a bogus e-mail, a British security firm said Wednesday.

Security technicians at MessageLabs fear it could become a favourite tool for "phishing" fraudsters, who lure computer users to a fake website and steal their banking and credit card details.

At Tech Central.

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