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Spam Down, but Phishers Grow More Wily

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Spam

E-mail inboxes are awash in junk messages offering love, improved sexual performance, and unbelievable wealth. Most are easy to laugh off. But one class of unsolicited e-mail--phishing messages purporting to be from banks or other trusted sources that aim to fool recipients into disclosing valuable personal information--is becoming more sophisticanted.  

Host Cy Musiker speaks with Marian Merritt, the Internet Safety Advocate for Norton, about how to avoid becoming a phishing victim. 
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