Phishing Attempts Doubled in 6 Months, Survey Says

Criminals are increasingly trying to trick citizens into giving them their bank account details, according to a survey that showed such "phishing" attempts almost doubled in the first six months. Over 157,000 unique phishing messages were sent out around the world in the first half of 2006, an increase of 81 percent compared with the six-month period to end-December 2005.

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