• United States



by Alice Dragoon

Phish Facts

Oct 01, 20041 min
Data and Information SecurityPhishing

Unique phishing,” attacks reported in June: 1,422

Increase in phishing attacks from December to June: 1,126%

Estimated number of people who think they got phishing e-mails in the past year: 57 million

Recipients who opened a phishing e-mail: 19%

Recipients who divulge personal or financial information to phishers: 3% to 5%

People who are duped into acting on a phishing e-mail that was identified as probably fraudulent: 1 in 10

Sources: Anti-Phishing Working Group, Gartner, MailFrontier