Phishing accounted for 37 percent of all fraud attacks observed by RSA in Q2. Overall, phishing volume has increased six percent since last year. While Canada remained the top targeted country in Q2, overall attack volume decreased 33 percent from last quarter. However, India and South Africa saw a significant increase in overall attack volume. Quarter-over-quarter, phishing attacks targeting India increased 54 percent while attacks targeting South Africa increased almost 200 percent.
The feature article explores the evolution of the Ramnit Trojan and its recent changes in functionality, targets, and methods of distribution.