A Year's Worth of Phish Facts

Phishtank.com, a volunteer effort to identify phishing emails and associated Web sites, released its first annual report today, providing one of the most comprehensive data sets ever published on the subject and offering fascinating insights on the scope and increasing sophistication of phishing attacks.

Anyone who goes through the site's free signup can submit suspected phishing sites and e-mails to the Phishtank community, with each member free to vote on whether he or she thinks a given submission is the legitimate or the work of scammers. Out of nearly 300,000 sites submitted as suspect, the community verified some 220,000 as phishing scams (more than 70,000 went unverified.) A Year's Worth of Phish Facts - Security Fix

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 16th October 2007 10:13PM