US-hosted phishing attacks drop

Tuesday, 17 April 2007, 12:52 PM EST

March saw a significant decrease in the amount of US-hosted phishing attacks, dropping from 74 per cent of all attacks in February to 55 per cent in March, according to security vendor RSA's online fraud report.

The move corresponds with a rise in the number of attacks hosted in Russia and Hong Kong, and could be a result of phishers routing their attacks through servers in other countries.

At vnunet.

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