Microsoft tops list of most imitated brand name by hackers in Sep quarter

Microsoft (19%) topped the list of brand names imitated for phishing attacks in the Sept quarter globally said cybersecurity firm Check Point. Google and Amazon, the most imitated brand names in June quarter, slipped to number 3 and 9, respectively. The top five most imitated band’s list include DHL (9%), Google (9%), PayPal (6%) and Netflix (6%). Email phishing accounted for 44% of attacks, web phishing for 43% and mobile phishing for 12%. WhatsApp was the most imitated brand in mobile phishing.

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