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Trojans fuel ID theft boom


By John Leyden, Tuesday 16th January 2007 

, both offline and online, is on the rise with keylogging Trojan software often forming the weapon of choice for would-be fraudsters, according to a new study by net security firm McAfee.

McAfee reckons the number of malware packages increased 250 per cent between January 2004 and May 2006. The number of phishing attacks tracked by the Anti-Phishing Working Group has multiplied 100-fold over the same period of time, it notes. Read more.

OSA Editorial Comments:

We have to be aware of what is going on in the online world, and just how careful you have to be everyday surfing online make sure you are using the most up to date online security for your internet connection including your firewalls! Start now, find out how your Keep safe

Your Online Security Authority
Bill Wardell

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