Phishing attacks

Phishing is its name and stealing your financial information is the game. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) hopes to squash the practice by educating the consumers and the companies targeted by phishers. Joining the program to discuss the issue is Jeff Ready, vice president of marketing at Tumbleweed Communications, one of the founding companies in the APWG.

Everyone has gotten suspicious-looking e-mail allegedly from eBay or Citibank urgently asking them to log in and update their account information. These messages even provide a handy link. Phishing is its name and stealing your financial information is the game. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) hopes to squash the practice by educating the consumers and the companies targeted by phishers. Joining the program to discuss the issue is Jeff Ready, vice president of marketing at Tumbleweed Communications, one of the founding companies in the APWG.

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