Thursday, June 23, 2005

WSJ.com - Internet Scams, Breaches Drive Buyers Off the Web, Survey Finds

WSJ.com - Internet Scams, Breaches Drive Buyers Off the Web, Survey Finds: "A deluge of online scams and breaches of financial databases are taking a toll on electronic commerce, a survey from research firm Gartner Inc. shows.
In a disturbing message for online retailers and bankers, more than 42% of online shoppers and 28% of people who bank online are cutting back on their activity because of 'phishing' attacks and other assaults on sensitive data, according to a May survey of 5,000 U.S. online consumers by Gartner, scheduled for release today."
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