Identity theft scams rocket by 330% as users prove
London, UK - 5 April 2004, 17:30 GMT - As the number of major identity
theft - "Phishing" - scams targeting the clients of financial institutions,
ISPs and multi-nationals in Europe, North America and Australasia cross 184
in Q1 2004, and now exceed the 171 phishing incidents recorded throughout
2003, the identity theft problem is estimated to be growing at 330% on an
annualised basis by the mi2g Intelligence Unit, the world leader in
digital risk. The primary victims are unsuspecting home users.
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