Phishers spread net for smaller prey

Wednesday, 30 March 2005, 4:46 PM EST

Phishers are moving away from big banking institutions and heading for smaller targets, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).

In its study of phishing activity in February the group found that, while four out of five attacks were still on six major banks, the number of smaller organisations being targeted is rising fast.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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