War on phishing to last 20 years

Cybercrime experts believe we are in for the long haul fighting phishing attacks as criminals change tack.The fight against phishing gangs could last 20 years, according to an expert.Speaking at a roundtable event in London, Tony Neate, managing director of internet safety campaign Get Safe Online said that online crimes and the gangs who commit them will still be around for the foreseeable future.”We will still have people falling for phishing attacks in 20 years time, but hopefully it’ll be a lot less prevalent than it is now,” he said.

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