Malicious Spam On The Rise

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    Malicious Spam On The Rise

    Internet criminals are increasingly using unsolicited commercial email or spam to commit Internet fraud and identity theft, said McAfee.com.

    Law enforcement officials and security experts at McAfee.com say that spam is often used to target unsuspecting consumers and lure them to "official looking" Webs sites - such as a billing center for an online service provider or the front page of a mortgage information form. When users enter their passwords, social security numbers or credit card information, the information may be taken and used or sold by identity thieves.

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    Includes lots of tips on how to protect yourself!
     
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