Companies Sharpen Tech Tools To Counter Phishing Scams

Anti-phishing software is apt to soon be added to the arsenal of digital shields forged to stop spam, viruses and hacking.

April 2, 2004

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NEW YORK (AP) -- As Internet scams, also known as phishing, proliferate, companies are sharpening technological tools to counter them. Education alone, many agree, isn't enough.

Anti-phishing software is apt to soon be added to the arsenal of digital shields forged to stop spam, viruses and hacking. Security companies are also building tools for banks and merchants to use behind the scenes.

Phishing scams have been around for years but have in recent months become more numerous--and sophisticated. READ MORE

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