Symantec: Phishing Rises, Spam Drops
Phishing attacks rose 52 percent in September from August.
According to InformationWeek, the report, which examined September 2010, found that spam made up 89.4 percent of all e-mail, compared to 92.5 percent in August. However, phishing attacks rose 52 percent in September from August. Symantec attributes this rise to increases in automated toolkit attacks and unique phishing websites.