Phishing: most targeted industry sectors 2019

During the second quarter of 2019, 18 percent of phishing attacks worldwide were directed towards financial institutions. Saas and webmail services accounted for 36 percent of phishing attacks.

Online industries most targeted by phishing attacks as of 2nd quarter 2019

Percentage of phishing attacks
SaaS / Webmail36%
Payment22%
Financial18%
Logistics / shipping3%
E-commerce / retail3%
Cloud storage / file hosting3%
Social media3%
Telecom3%
Other9%
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

Q2 2019

Supplementary notes

Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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