Phishers catch on to the Net's 'long tail'


The number of brands exploited by online con artists grew to a record 154 in July, according to a report from the Anti Phishing Working Group.

The study, released on Monday, showed that the number of brands under attack from phishing was up 20 percent from June and 12 percent from the previous record in May. The APWG findings indicate that scammers are no longer content to exploit only the best-known brands. Phishers catch on to the Net's 'long tail' | CNET News.com

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