Most fake sites "live" up to 8 hours

Most often, they mimic web pages of high-tech companies and banking institutions.
Cyber ​​criminals create an average of about 1.4 million fake sites each month. Similar pages, like the original ones, appear for a few hours and then replaced with the real ones so that their authors can not be revealed.False Web Analytics, written by USro Webroot researchers, reveals that in the first half of 2017, an average of 1.4 million unique phishing websites were created each month. The majority of them are online only between four to eight hours, most often being presented for sites of high-tech companies and banking institutions.Webroot data for the first six months of the year indicate that the most common imitation company is Google, with more than 35 percent of the total number of attempted phishing attacks on fake sites. Chase, Dropbox, PayPal, and Facebook are the top 5 most popular online phishing and counterfeit theft sites, while Apple, Yahoo, Wells Fargo, Citi and Adobe are the most imitated. The total number of phishing sites ranged from 761,000 in February to more than 2.3 million in May 2017. It was in May that the WannaCry attack took place when scammers took advantage of people's fears. Almost 90 per cent of all data leakage problems resulted from stolen personal data by phishing users. The analysis of the first half of 2017 shows that usually phishing e-mails play the fears and emotions of people by pressing them to act quickly without being cautious enough. To deal with these fears, cyber fraudsters are most often masked as representatives of technology and financial companies, where personal and bank data of potential victims are stored. 

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