RSA Threat Report Reveals 308% Year-over-Year Phishing Rise

RSA reports a meteoric rise in phishing
RSA reports a meteoric rise in phishing.
RSA’s Q2 2016 Threat Report tells a strong story of phishing on the increase. Some of the reported statistics include:

  • Recorded phishing attacks increased 308% YoY.
  • Recorded phishing attacks increased 115% over the previous quarter.
  • In the past year, more than 1 million phishing attacks were detected.
  • In the most recent quarter, the number of phishing attacks was 516,702, which is a phishing attack every fifteen seconds.
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