Phishing attacks increase by 29 per cent

Wednesday, 5 January 2005, 9:33 AM EST

Internet fraud attacks against online banking customers have increased by 29 per cent with criminals using sophisticated viruses to steal information.

More than 1518 active phishing sites were reported in November with America hosting the most fake online bank sites, according to a report by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and Websense.

By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.

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