Phishing incidents on Azerbaijani Internet segment fall by 60 percent
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 20 / Trend, H. Valiyev /
The actual number of phishing incidents in the AzNET segment from June 10 fell by 59.9 percent, the Netcraft analytical company reported.
According to Netcraft, one productive phishing attack occurs on every 555 websites in the .az domain. This is done to get money or personal information under one pretext or another.
The analysis is based on the Netcraft Toolbar program, which is a module for browsers Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The program warns about potentially harmful online resources, as well as the fact that phishing attacks are prevented.
Netcraft Toolbar installed on 2,779 PCs in Azerbaijan.
Phishing attack is carried out through mass e-mails on behalf of popular brands.