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Online Security Report: Phish Fly, Fraud Costs More
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| Donna Howell
Posted on 02/08/2011 4:10:53 PM PST by Slyscribe
A pair of threat reports out Tuesday show changing fraud trends.
Phishing, where people are fooled into entering account numbers and passwords at faked sites, continued to rank among several kinds of prevalent threats, in security firm McAfees (MFE) Q4 trends report. The company says phishing URLs in the form of the IRS, gift cards, reward accounts and social networking accounts were among the most popular.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: idtheft; mcafee; onlinesecurity; phishing
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posted on 02/08/2011 4:11:00 PM PST
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