Phishers Take Weekends Off

The ill intent behind phishing is no secret, but recent developments in the phishing field indicate just how mature the business of stealing your information is getting. According to research Symantec shared with us, there is over a 30 percent dip in the number of new phishing sites on weekends.

"That indicates that phishers are working phishing as their regular job," according to Oliver Friedrichs, of Symantec's Security Response team. So now we're dealing with 9-to-5, punch-the-clock criminal enterprise. Today @ PC World Phishers Take Weekends Off

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 16th November 2006 12:12AM