Statistics report about phishing


This report presents insights and statistics on phishing attacks worldwide. It includes data on the number of phishing sites, most affected countries, industries, and organization types. The report contains information about the most frequently encountered types of phishing attacks and the brands impacted. The document then covers the causes and consequences of phishing attacks worldwide.

Table of contents

Overview of cyber crime worldwide

  • Premium Forecast Annual cost of cybercrime worldwide 2017-2028
  • Premium Statistic Share of global companies experiencing cyber attacks 2021-2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Cybercrime encounter rate in selected countries 2022
  • Basic Statistic Scam encounter rate in selected countries 2022, by vector
  • Basic Statistic Cybercrime incidents worldwide 2022-2023, by industry and organization size
  • Basic Statistic Most reported cyber crime in the U.S. 2023, by number of individuals affected
  • Basic Statistic Leading cybercrime victim losses U.S. 2023, by type of crime
  • Premium Statistic Online adults experiencing cyberthreats 2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Online adults experiencing cyber crime 2023, by type

Overview of phishing attacks worldwide

  • Premium Statistic Share of global companies experiencing cyber attacks 2021-2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Number of global phishing sites Q3 2013- Q2 2023
  • Premium Statistic Phishing: distribution of attacks 2023, by region
  • Premium Statistic Global data points commonly requested via phishing kits 2022
  • Premium Statistic Distribution of TLDs used by phishing sites in 2022

Types of phishing

  • Premium Statistic Global mobile phishing rate Q4 2022-Q2 2023, by region
  • Basic Statistic Global business e-mail compromise (BEC) types 2023
  • Basic Statistic Global BEC threats 2022, by region
  • Premium Statistic Smishing attacks in global organizations 2021-2022
  • Premium Statistic Volume of vishing attacks on global organizations 2020-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global spear-phishing attack distribution 2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Global share of financial phishing attacks 2016-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global financial phishing attack share 2022, by company type

Phishing at worldwide organizations

  • Premium Statistic Global organizations facing successful e-mail attacks 2022, by country and region
  • Premium Statistic Global organizations impact from successful e-mail attacks 2022, by organization size
  • Premium Statistic Global share of companies experiencing account compromise 2022
  • Premium Statistic Global employee-reported e-mails Q1 2023, by type
  • Basic Statistic Global employee-reported malicious e-mails distribution Q1 2023, by type
  • Basic Statistic Global firms failure rates for phishing simulations 2022, by department

Most affected industries

  • Basic Statistic Phishing most targeted industry sectors worldwide Q2 2023
  • Premium Statistic Phishing: most targeted organizations worldwide 2023, by industry
  • Premium Statistic E-mail attacks average cost in global companies 2022, by industry
  • Basic Statistic Failure rates for phishing simulations in companies worldwide 2021-2023, by industry

Brands affected by phishing

  • Basic Statistic Phishing: number of affected brands 2009-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global payment systems most impersonated in phishing 2022
  • Basic Statistic Global brands most used in spoofing 2022
  • Basic Statistic Most used brand identity in global phishing attacks on online shoppers 2022

Causes of cyber attacks

  • Basic Statistic Root cause of cyber attacks at U.S. companies 2023
  • Premium Statistic Employee mistakes causing cyber incidents worldwide 2022
  • Premium Statistic Global risky actions in cyber threat situations 2022
  • Premium Statistic Adults worldwide using employer-issued devices for personal activities 2022
  • Basic Statistic Adults worldwide letting friends/family to use their work device 2022, by activity

Consequences and impact of phishing attacks

  • Premium Statistic Global firms experiencing material loss of sensitive information 2023, by country
  • Basic Statistic Outcomes of successful phishing attacks in companies worldwide 2021-2023
  • Premium Statistic Impact of spear-phishing attacks in global companies 2022
  • Basic Statistic Global biggest concerns of board members regarding cybercrime 2023
  • Premium Statistic Global repercussions of sensitive information loss incidents 2023

Awareness and prevention

  • Basic Statistic Global use of cybersecurity training by employees 2024, by type
  • Premium Statistic Global board members on cybersecurity budget increase 2023, by industry
  • Premium Statistic Global organizations unprepared for cyber security risks 2019-2022, by risk type
  • Premium Statistic Level of awareness of key cybercrime terms worldwide in 2019-2022
  • Basic Statistic Obstacles for global companies in preventing phishing attacks 2022
  • Premium Statistic Causes of sensitive information loss in global businesses 2023
  • Premium Statistic Global biggest cybersecurity threats in the following year per CISOs 2023

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