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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Gone fishin' is just a phrase -- now they go phishing for your data

Are you aware of how sophisticated phishing has become? Phishing is a play on the word "fishing" of course, only these predators don't just bait a hook and wait -- they use incredibly good technique to bring the fish (that's you, or your spouse, or kids, or . . . ) to them and to tease out some private data.

Check out this test from Consumer Reports to help you learn to spot phishermen trying to clean you out.