Korea also the top source for phishers

Stellar broadband access also has a seedy side.

Jim R. points out that South Korea's broadband boom comes with a price – it's also the world capital for phishing, or emails that pretend to be legitimate while trying to steal personal information. According to a new study reported by MSNBC, 20 percent of these con-mails are hosted by sites in Korea.

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