Phising attack has not end yet. Even, based on Kaspersky’s survey, it is found that the number of Phising victims is going to increase last year, from 19.9 million to 37.7 million users. So, it is increased about 87%.
A survey titled "The Evolution of Phishing Attacks 2011-2013" reported that the cyber criminals often use several popular sites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Google as well as Amazon to cheat the internet users.
The survey was hold in June, 2013. It takes the data from cloud service provided by Kaspersky Security Network. From the data, it is showed that the phising, which is firstly part of spam, now to be such a new cyber threat and grow so fast.
According to Kaspersky, email is no longer to be the prime mechanism of sending phising email. For instance, from all of phising attacks, it is recorded only 12 % applied through Spam email. And the remain, the phising attacks are sent from links to phising site clicked by the users when using web browser, chat service and related (Skype etc) or even when the users use their own computer.
This survey shows that averagely phishers attack about 102, 100 each day during 2012-2013. It is two times more than the attack happened in 2011-2012. Phising attack is more often straying to Rusian, USA, India, Vietnam and UK users.
it is recorded that Vietnam, USA, India and Germany have the highest rate of phising attacks’ victims. And the number of the victims is getting increased as time goes by, even if compared with last year, it is increased two times.