The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) observed a record number of phishing attacks in the second quarter of 2016.
APWG observed 466,065 unique phishing websites in Q2. This represents a increase of 61 percent from the 289,371 phish found in the first quarter of 2016, which was itself the previous high. The Q2 total was almost three times the 158,574 phish found in the fourth quarter of 2015.
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