Phishing Scams - A comprehensive Guide from Message Labs
Message Labs provides a comprehensive virus and spam filtering service used by many companies to prevent unwanted documents from reaching corporate email systems. In their November 2004 newsletter, they offer one of the comprehensive writeups on this subject, I've seen. This provides excellent security awareness on this method of attack that is now a common threat in email messages or hostile web sites.
Comprehensive Article on Phishing
Basics of phishing technique
Theme and variations
Who falls for the scam?
Some other telling statistics
So who picks up the bill?
From crude con to sophisticated scam
The brand profile
More recent developments
The money-laundering scam