The incidence of phishing, a form of internet fraud, has increased dramatically since 2003. Identity thieves searching for vulnerabilities in internet security have realized that customers are the weak link. Using mass e-mailings and websites purporting to be those of well-known and trusted corporations, “phishers” trick customers into revealing personal and financial information.
Bigger Phish To Fry: Californias Anti- Phishing Statute And Its Potential Imposition Of Secondary Liability On Internet Service Providers,
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