Internet criminals might be rethinking a favorite scam for stealing people's personal information, reports the Associated Press: A report being released Aug. 26 by IBM Corp. shows a big drop in the volume of "phishing" eMails, in which fraud artists send what looks like a legitimate message from a bank or some other company. If the recipients click on a link in a phishing eMail, they land on a rogue web site that captures their passwords, account numbers, or any other information they might enter. IBM's midyear security report found that phishing accounted for just 0.1 percent of all spam...

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