Financial institutions and digital transaction brands continue as favorite targets of phishing campaigns according to a third-quarter phishing trend report from San Francisco-based digital threat management solutions provide RiskIQ.

In a follow-up to its Q3 mobile threat landscape report The RiskIQ research team observed 931,665 unique blacklisted phishing URLs in the third quarter. Of these, 27,868 were unique domains, down from the 39,320 in Q2. Overall detections decreased slightly in Q3 with the Bay Area firm observing a total of 279 brands targeted by phishing campaigns, down from the 316 in Q2. They owe that to the cyclical nature of phishing campaigns. While the method and frequency of phishing campaigns vary, the threat remains consistent

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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