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2009-08-26 10:40:00

A new report from IBM Corp found that hackers appear to be slowing down the use of phishing to steal personal information. Issued on Wednesday, the X-Force 2009 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report showed a noteworthy decrease in the method involving "phishing" e-mails while other methods have drastically increased. The report shows that phishing attempts made up only 0.1 percent of all spam in the first half of 2009, compared to 0.2 percent in 2008. During the first half of 2009, 66 percent of...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'