Phishing attacks rose last month after a period of decline, logging a three
per cent increase to more than 18,000, with UK users on the receiving end of
almost half of the scams, according to the latest Online Fraud Report from RSA
A total of 18,080 attacks were recorded in April, an increase for the first
time in three months, and the UK was the number one country by attack volume
with 44 per cent of all attacks.
The UK also retained its second spot in terms of the top 10 countries by
attacked brands. US firms led the way with 49 per cent, while the UK came in at
17 per cent.