More than one million new phishing sites created each month

Haythem Elmir

Phishing attacks continue to increase in volume and sophistication, according to researchers at security firm Webroot

Phishing attacks are highly targeted, sophisticated, hard to detect and difficult for users to avoid, with 1.39 million new phishing sites created each month, say security researchers.

In May 2017, the number of new phishing sites reached a new high of 2.3 million in that month alone, according to the September 2017 Webroot Quarterly Threat Trends Report.

Data collected by Webroot shows that the latest phishing sites use realistic web pages that are almost impossible to find using web crawlers to trick victims into providing personal and business information

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