Phishing hooks Wi-Fi networks

Tuesday, 28 December 2004, 1:44 AM EST

Lori-Lee Savage was shocked on a recent Christmas shopping trip when her debit card was rejected for insufficient funds.

Savage, an executive assistant at a nonprofit in Virginia, thought she had US$1,500 in her checking account. But someone had stolen her identity and cleaned out her account. "In about three days, 11 checks had been written against my account for about $3,100," she said. "It's very alarming. It's an eye-opener."

By Brett Arends at TechNewsWorld.

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