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Source: Security Pipeline - Posted by Pax Dickinson   
Hacks/Cracks Phishing is up dramatically over the last two months according to data released Thursday by computer maker IBM and message filtering firm Postini.

IBM's monthly security report said that phishing jumped 226 percent in May over the previous month to record an all-time high that beat out the earlier record in January of this year.

The surge continued into and through June, said Redwood City, Calif.-based Postini in its own malicious code accounting, with phishing attacks climbing 71 percent over May's numbers.

"Phishing attempts will continue to plague enterprise users for the foreseeable future," opined Andrew Lochart, senior director of marketing at Postini, in a statement.

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