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Keynotes Phishing

Keynotes APWG Global Phishing Survey 2015-2016 – Malicious and Compromised Domains

Keynotes Phishing; APWG did an analysis of how many domain names were registered by phishers vs. phish that appeared on compromised (hacked) domains. (Why? Because both of them present different mitigation options for responders, and offer insights into how phishers commit their crimes.) A domain is flagged as malicious, if the domain was reported for […]
Keynotes Phishing

Keynotes APWG Global Phishing Survey 2015-2016 – Attack Motivation

Keynotes, Phishing; Attacks where money is handled or moves in commerce are typically designed to directly defraud victims. Attacks on social networks, e-mail systems usually are attempts to harvest credentials for further use. There are continued attacks on ISP’s and other Internet services companies to obtain Internet resources to launch further attacks. There are also […]

Keynotes APWG Global Phishing Survey 2015-2016 – Target Distribution

Keynotes; By using a large dataset of more than 250,000 phishing attacks detected in 2015 and 2016, APWG quantified cybercrime activity and understanding the patterns that lurk therein. They have learned more about what phishers have been doing, and how they have accomplished their schemes. Keynotes; TARGET DISTRIBUTION APWG counted unique target institutions during 2016, […]