5 Phishing Attack Trends You May Have Missed


1. Hosting Providers New Phishing Proving Ground

Phishers are breaking into hosting providers with unprecedented success, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group, an organization that tracks phishing trends. The phishers use the hosting facilities to launch mass phishing attacks. The organization identified a peak of 14,000 phishing attacks sitting on 61 different servers in August of 2012.