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Issue No. 01 - January-February (2005 vol. 3)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 8
ABSTRACT
New research suggests that phishing attacks, although increasing rapidly, aren?t proliferating on a wildfire basis. Instead, they might actually be controlled by a small number of criminal organizations, and dollar losses once estimated at over US$1 billion might be just above one tenth of that. However, the psychological toll phishing scams place on both service providers and end users can still cripple e-commerce.
INDEX TERMS
phishing attacks, zombie machines
CITATION
Greg Goth, "Phishing Attacks Rising, But Dollar Losses Down", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 3, no. , pp. 8, January-February 2005, doi:10.1109/MSP.2005.21
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