Sounds scary, huh? Well, it is. But there's some hype in the news stories about the Google study. They're also written from a lofty perspective. So, it's hard to tell what the study means to individuals.
That's what I want to address this week. Given the growing dangers on the Internet, what can you do? But before we get into that, let's review the Google study.
Phishing is old hat
This new threat has developed because we've wised up to the crooks' old tricks. Phishing once was the trick of choice. You would be encouraged to sign in to your bank account. But the page on which you signed in was fraudulent. Your password went to the crooks, not your bank.