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>One in four consumers victim of cybercrime

>U.S. consumers lost more than $7 billion over the last two years to malicious software and e-mail phishing schemes unleashed by cybercrooks, according to a study by Consumer Reports magazine.
One of the most surprising findings of the study was the percentage of people who continue to be duped by phishing scams, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes quoting Jeff Fox, technology editor for the magazine.
Phishing schemes trick people into divulging personal data using phoney e-mails designed to look as if they are coming from a company the person does business with, such e-Bay or a bank. Full Post-Gazette article
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