GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Phishing Attack Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Phishing attacks have increased by roughly 65% during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"Businesses lose an average of $3.9 million each year due to phishing attacks."

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"The median time to detect a phishing attack is three days."

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"Phishing attacks aimed at stealing personal data have increased by 250% since 2019."

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"76% of phishing attacks result from credential theft."

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"Around 96% of phishing attacks come through email."

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"76% of businesses reported being a victim of a phishing attack in 2020."

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"12% of users will click the link in a phishing email."

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"The average ransom demanded in a phishing-related ransomware attack is $178,254."

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"Small businesses are 43% of phishing attack victims."

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"Financial services are the most targeted sector in phishing attacks, accounting for about 25% of all attacks."

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"North America has the highest number of phishing victims by region."

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"Google reported detecting around 40,000 phishing websites each week."

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"22% of all data breaches in 2020 involved phishing."

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"30% of phishing emails are opened by targeted recipients."

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"Phishing accounts for 90% of data breaches."

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"About 1.5 million new phishing sites are created each month."

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"Nearly 50% of all phishing emails are targeted spear-phishing attacks."

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"The average lifecycle of a phishing attack is around 24 hours."

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"Over 30% of phishing sites use HTTPS to appear more secure."

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