National Consumer Agency warns about phishing scams
on 02/10/2012 08:21:48
More than 40% of those related to incidents of attempted PC phishing, where the victim is contacted by someone claiming to represent a company highlighting a problem with their computer.
The scammers want to access personal information on the target's PC, like banking details.
The figures show victims of scams were far more likely to be contacted by phone in the 12 months, than any other method.