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Phishing attacks surge 87% over last year globally

Thousands of Internet users have faced phishing attacks on a daily basis, a computer security company has revealed.

'Phishing' scams explode worldwide: researchers

Those insidious email scams known as phishing, in which a hacker uses a disguised address to get an Internet user to install malware, rose 87 percent worldwide in the past year, a security firm has said.