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Recent Phishing Statistics are Scary

Phishing for personal data

Phishing attacks have become a persistent threat, jeopardizing your company’s security. Understanding these threats is important for implementing effective cybersecurity practices.

Here are some statistical highlights:

  • Phishing attacks account for 36% of all US data breaches.
  • 83% of all companies experience a phishing attack each year.
  • There was a 345% increase in unique phishing sites between 2020 and 2021.
  • There were 300,497 phishing attacks reported to the FBI in 2022.
  • Each phishing attack costs corporations $4.91 million, on average.

Read the entire article from Techopedia here.

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