Threat Intelligence Blog

Posted June 20, 2016


Week of June 12 – June 18, 2016

06212016 Phishing Activity

In this week’s phishing report, we saw >15% increase in overall phishing activity for the top 20 brands we’re tracking, grouped by industry. The biggest increases in phishing activity occurred in Storage and Systems Management Software (>35%), Internet and Information Services (>25%) and Internet Search and Navigation Services (>20%). Dating Sites saw a decrease of >50%.

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.

For more information, download our white paper, Four Steps to Effectively Protecting Your Organization from Phishing Attacks, or contact us for more information on our anti-phishing services.

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