Phishing Spam Threats in 2013: Infographic

Email scams get more sophisticated and persuasive with every new generation of cyber thieves. Business Week estimated in 2012 that phishing scams cost victims about $320 million annually. Although the number of people who fall victim is very small (less than one percent of all who use online banking, according to another source), the criminals who carry out the scams become more savvy and more persuasive every year. This infographic looks at how phishers target consumers and simple ways that everyone can protect themselves.

Phishing With Bait - Spam Threats in 2013
Phishing dangers infographic by Lifelock.com

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