Messaging security company CipherTrust has released the results of a study which they say indicates that fewer than five zombie networks are responsible for all phishing attacks worldwide.
The report also indicates that the vast majority of phishing comes from the United States, with Korea a clear second, and with China, France, Germany, the UK, Spain, Japan and Italy running distant thirds.
According to CipherTrust’s CTO, Paul Judge, “Phishing attacks represent a collaboration of the world's most skilled hackers and organized crime; instead of breaking into the bank to take money, phishers are tricking users into handing over their account information, or rather the electronic keys to the vault.”
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