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With 1.2 million phishing attacks, 2016 was a success for cybercriminals

02
Mar
2017
With 1.2 million phishing attacks, 2016 was a success for cybercriminals

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The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) observed that 2016 ended as the worst year for phishing in history. The total number of phishing attacks in 2016 was 1,220,523. This number represents the highest ever recorded, and fully a 65 percent increase over 2015.

The end of 2016 was also an opportunity to reflect how phishing has grown over the years. In the fourth quarter of 2004, the APWG saw 1,609 phishing attacks per month.

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