Gartner Reports Rise in Web Fraud

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 7, 2004

Gartner Study Finds Significant Increase in E-Mail Phishing Attacks:

  • “Phishing attacks by hackers against online consumers have become so widespread that an estimated 57 million Americans likely have received these fraudulent e-mails, according to a new study released today by Gartner, Inc. Direct losses from identity theft fraud against these phishing attack victims cost U.S. banks and credit card issuers about $1.2 billion last year.
  • Posted in E-Mail, ID Theft

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