Phishing Activity Trends Report, 3rd Quarter 2009
Reports of phishing reached a new record of 40,621 in August 2009.
Posted January 28, 2010
APWG: APWG has released its latest report on phishing activity. Here are some highlights:
- Reports of phishing activity reached a new high monthly record in August 2009 with 40,621 unique attacks reported.
- August 2009 also saw a record high number of highjacked brands: 341.
- Financial services is once the again the most highly targeted category of business.
- 48.35 percent of scanned computers were infected with malware.