What's phishing? How to be safe?

Monday, 20 December 2004, 2:56 PM EST

Phishing scams have rocked Internet users for some time now. But phishing attacks especially intensified in 2004, making them a very serious emerging threat that rides on the surge of e-commerce and e-banking transactions through fraudulent means, says a study conducted by anti-virus software specialist Trend Micro.

What is phishing? Phishing means sending an e-mail that falsely claims to be from a particular enterprise (like your bank) and asking for sensitive financial information.

At Rediff.

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