Phishing E-Mail Fraud Becoming Epidemic

“Phishing is reaching epidemic proportions. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), a vendor consortium trying to address the problem, received reports of more than 1,100 unique phishing campaigns in April, a 178 percent increase from the previous month and a 4,000 percent increase from November 2003.”

This is a very serious problem and one that not enough people are aware of.

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  1. Stacey September 20, 2004 at 5:23 am

    I was phished today with a spoofed email from Citibank, my MasterCard company. It was very deceiving, down to the Citicard logo and the copyright.

    I reported it to Citibank and

    I feel bad for the trusting people who might be taken by this scam.

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