US hosts a quarter of all phishing sites

Tuesday, 7 November 2006, 10:49 AM EST

Nearly 40 per cent of phishing attacks last month originated from the US or South Korea, according to a report by anti-phishing site PhishTank.

The October report found that of the 3,678 phishing sites found during the month, 24 per cent were hosted in the US and 14 per cent in South Korea. India ranked third with eight per cent, and the UK accounted for four per cent.

At vnunet.

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