'Phishing' scams: 5 things to know

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'Phishing' scams: 5 things to know
« on: February 17, 2015, 08:57:41 AM »
Some phishers achieve success by asking directly for information in an email. Others send victims to fraudulent websites that include forms to complete. Many scams automatically install malicious software, or malware, on a user's computer that can suck up data without a user’s knowledge.

Here are five things you need to know about the growing problem:

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