'Spear phishing' tests educate people on online scams

Thursday, 18 August 2005, 3:58 AM EST

To fight computer crime, the good guys are masquerading as bad guys pretending to be good guys.

In recent months, nearly 10,000 New York state employees have received email messages that appeared to be official notices asking them to click on Web links and provide passwords and other confidential information about themselves.

By David Bank at the Wall Street Journal.

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