Phishing attacks, and cures, grow more sophisticated

Monday, 26 September 2005, 12:30 AM EST

According to Gartner, the number of phishing e-mail recipients has grown 28 percent in 2005. Because fraudulent e-mails negatively impact consumer confidence, the research firm's recent study predicts phishing and other security breaches will inhibit three-year U.S. e-commerce growth rates by 1 percent to 3 percent.

By Cathleen Moore at InfoWorld.

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