Financial-Related Attacks Dominate Phishing Attempts in 2017 – Report

In 2017, anti-phishing technologies developed by Kaspersky Lab detected more than 246 million user attempts to visit phishing web pages. Of these, 54 percent were attempting to visit fake financial web pages — compared with 47 percent in 2016. This marks the first time that financial phishing figures have exceeded 50 percent, the company said in…