Phishing websites up 10% in Q1 2014

The number of overall phishing sites observed in the first quarter of 2014 was 125,215, marking a more than 10 percent increase over the final quarter of 2013, during which 111,773 phishing sites were observed, according to the APWG Phishing Activity Trends Report for the first quarter of 2014.

The U.S. hosted more than 40 percent of those sites in each of the first three months of the year, according to the report. Close to 50 percent of phishing attacks were aimed at payment services in the first quarter of 2014, making it still the most targeted industry, and the financial industry was a target about 20 percent of the time, according to the report. The ISP, gaming, auction, government and social networking industries were each targeted less than 10 percent of the time.

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