Phish Files - Part One

by Wally Moore

on May 17, 2021

in Phishing


Inside Today’s Biggest Cybercrime Risk & How to Fight Back

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Just the Fact’s Ma’am

No one wants to become a statistic

Learn the truth about cybercrime in today’s world - get the facts about phishing and phishing-related cybercrime to see just how dangerous this menace has become.

More than 60% of cybercriminals use phishing as their primary form of attack:

  • 65% of organizations have experienced a phishing attack in the last year

  • Over 80% of all cyberattacks are phishing based

  • Phishing attacks have shot up by 667% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • A new phishing attack is launched every 39 seconds

  • 90% of incidents that end in a data breach start with a phishing email

Crime Does Pay

Tumultuous World Events

Overall cybercrime has been steadily increasing each year, but phishing risk has increased exponentially in the last 12 months. Tumultuous world events, economic challenges, technological advancement, and Dark Web growth have all come together to create ideal conditions for phishing-related cybercrime to thrive – and cybercriminals have been quick to capitalize on that opportunity.

Dark Web Growth

  • The damage related to cybercrime is projected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021

  • Ransom payment demands increased by more than 30% in the last 12 months

  • In a year-over-year comparison, downtime costs from cyberattacks have climbed by 75%

  • The average duration of business interruption from a cyberattack has increased by around 50%

  • The amount of revenue generated by cybercrime on the Dark Web jumped by 65% this year

Are you ready to defend your organization?

Are you sure? If not, DTS InfoTech Can Help

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Dedicated to your success,

Wally Moore/Business Development Manager

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