Threat Intelligence Blog

Posted February 6, 2017

The following data offers a snapshot into the weekly trends of the top industries being targeted by phishing attacks for the week of January 29 – February 5, 2017.

Weekly Phishing Activity: February 6, 2017

This week in phishing activity, we saw a >40% decrease in overall phishing activity for the top 20 brands we’re tracking, grouped by industry. Internet Search & Navigation Services saw the biggest decrease at >75%, followed by eCommerce at >70% and Storage & System Management at >65%.

Of note, Email Providers and Hospitality both saw >145% increases in phishing activity.

Our Phishing Report offers a snapshot into the weekly trends of the top industries that are being targeted by phishing attacks. By pulling information from major ISPs, partners, clients, feeds, and our own proprietary honeypots and web crawlers, we are able to get a 360-degree view of the phishing landscape. The percentages posted on our blog are based on the sum of the phishing threats of the top 20 brands, and do not include anything below the top 20 threshold.

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