RSA publish a monthly fraud report which looks at online threats.
This month’s report focuses on Phishing.
Some highlights of this edition include:
- Phishing attacks decreased 29% in December with 29,581 attacks identified by RSA. To date, the RSA Anti-Fraud Command Center has shut down 770,773 phishing attacks in 187 countries.
- The U.S. and UK were targeted by the most phishing attacks in December with a combined 65% of total volume while India and Canada represented a combined 13% of phishing volume.
- The U.S. was once again the top hosting country for phishers, with 53% of attacks hosted followed by Germany, the UK and Brazil.
- This month’s highlight looks at the trends in phishing over the last year and offers a glimpse into what we can expect to see in 2013. RSA saw phishing attacks increase 59% in 2012 with estimated global losses of $1.5 billion.
Download the latest full edition of the January online report on Phishing