Thursday, December 14, 2006

Report: Phish Jump

As if you didn't already know that phishing is growing, the Anti-Phishing Working Group's latest numbers hammer it home even harder, showing a 50 percent increase in phishing sites from September to October.

The APWG's latest report shows 37,444 unique phishing sites were detected in October, versus 24,565 in September. The APWG attributed much of this jump to phishing campaigns using URLs with multiple subdomains in an attempt to evade spam filters and antiphishing filters in browsers, which use blacklists of known phishing sites.

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