Email ‘most popular phishing tool’

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Email ‘most popular phishing tool’

Cyber-thieves are sticking to email as their preferred way to trick victims into falling for scams, suggests a report.

The online crime groups were shunning mobiles and newer technologies in favour of phishing campaigns, said the report from Verizon.

The annual analysis catalogues more than 100,000 security incidents that hit thousands of companies in 2015.

Almost 90% of the incidents involved attempts to steal cash, it said.

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