Phishing sites on the rise

Thursday, 16 December 2004, 10:23 AM EST

The number of phishing sites reported to the Anti-Phishing Working Group has risen by 28 percent each month from July to November this year, the group says in its latest Phishing Attack Trends Report.

A total of 1518 active phishing sites were reported in November, most of which were hosted in the United States. Fifty-one barnds were covered in all but 80 percent of the attempts at phishing were targeted at six brands.

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