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Phishing of SaaS and Webmail Brands Surpasses Phishing Attacks on Payment Brands for the First Time

Use of HTTPS Protocol on Phishing Websites Reaches Record High According to the APWG’s new Q1 2019 Phishing Activity Trends Report, users of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and webmail services are being targeted with increasing frequency. The category became the biggest target in Q1, accounting for 36 percent of all phishing attacks, for the first time eclipsing the payment-services category which suffered 27 percent of attacks recorded in the quarter. “Phishers are interested in stealing logins to SaaS sites because they…