Phishers chip away at web security

Monday, 28 February 2005, 5:34 PM EST

Nearly 13,000 new phishing emails and more than 2,500 phishing websites were spotted last month, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has reported.

Phishing uses emails designed to lure internet users to counterfeit websites which attempt to trick them into divulging personal financial data such as credit card numbers.

By Steve Ranger at vnunet.

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