Some 8.2% of users in Armenia were subjected to phishing attacks, according to Kaspersky lab

22.05.2019 17:36
Some 8.2% of users in Armenia were subjected to phishing attacks, according to Kaspersky lab

YEREVAN, May 22. /ARKA/. In the first quarter of 2019, some 8.2% of users in Armenia were subjected to phishing attacks, according to a study by Kaspersky Lab experts. They said, the percentage of users in neighboring Azerbaijan was the same, while in Georgia it was 14.76%.

In the first quarter of 2019, the company’s anti-phishing system prevented 111,832, 308 attempts to switch users to fraudulent pages, up from 90,245,060 attempts in the first quarter of 2018, while the proportion of attacked unique users was 12.11% of the total number of users.

Experts explain phisher’s interest in Armenia by the increasing number of online transactions made by users in the country.

"Accordingly, users should not respond to suspicious offers and follow fake links of emails, social networks, instant messengers and websites," the report says. -0-


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