Phishing against banks hits all time high

Monday, 24 January 2005, 7:24 PM EST

Phishing attacks targeting financial services firms reached an all-time high in December, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has revealed.

According to APWG's monitoring some 85 per cent of all reported phishing incidents during the month targeted the financial sector, representing an increase of around 10 per cent on previous levels.

By Robert Jacques at vnunet.

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