Google is the most phished site: report

Fri, Sep 22 2017, 01:06 PM

According to the latest quarterly threat trends report released by American Internet security firm Webroot, Google tops the list of the companies that phishing attackers impersonated in the first half of 2017, followed by Chase Bank and Dropbox. In phishing attacks, criminals sending fraudulent emails that appear to be from a real contact or company to attempt to get the victim to share sensitive information. According to Webroot, an average of 1.385 million unique phishing sites are created each month, with 2.3 million alone in May 2017.