Phishing Attacks Slip For Second Straight Month


The number of phishing attacks spammed to computer users fell for the second straight month, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) said last week as it reported on August's scams.

According to the APWG, a collection of over 1,900 companies, banks, ISPs, and government agencies, 13,776 unique phishing attacks were recorded during August, down about 3 percent from July's 14,135. The high tide for phishing attacks was June, which saw 15,050. TechWeb | Phishing Attacks | Phishing Attacks Slip For Second Straight Month

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