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WSLabs + Phishing Alert: Banco Banvivienda

by Marianna Schmudlach / February 23, 2007 4:19 AM PST


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by Marianna Schmudlach / February 23, 2007 4:20 AM PST


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Phishing Attacks Overtake Viruses - January Report
by Marianna Schmudlach / February 23, 2007 4:43 AM PST

I received the following e-mail:

Phishing Attacks Overtake Viruses
MessageLabs Intelligence Report: January 2007

Dear Mrs. Schmudlach,

It's finally happened. The proportion of phishing attacks in email has overtaken the threat from viruses and Trojans. The latest report from MessageLabs Intelligence explains what's happened. Download it here.

Spam - 75.8% in October (up 1.5% since December 2006)
Viruses - 1 in 119.9 emails contained malware
Phishing - 1 in 93.3 emails contained a phishing attack
Get the latest expert analysis of the current threat landscape by downloading MessageLabs Intelligence January 2007 Report and keep yourself and your security ahead of the game.

Kind regards,

Mark Sunner
Chief Security Analyst,

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