China cracks down on phishers

The Chinese government is collaborating with some of China's biggest search engines to put a halt to phishing attacks.The government will work with 10 Chinese search engines, including Baidu, to strengthen the web rankings of financial institutions to stop people being phished, the Ministry of Public Security announced on Friday.

The Chinese government is collaborating with some of China's biggest search engines to put a halt to phishing attacks.

The government will work with 10 Chinese search engines, including Baidu, to strengthen the web rankings of financial institutions to stop people being phished, the Ministry of Public Security announced on Friday.

The work means that official websites of some financial institutions, such as the Agricultural Bank of China, will be ranked first when people search for related keywords.

China did not say when the changes would take effect.