Google Finds an Alarming Thousands of Phishing Sites Everyday in 2020
Google discovered a record number of phishing sites in 2020, according to researchers at AtlasVPN. The researchers cite Google’s Transparency Report, which says the search giant detected 2.11 million phishing domains last year. That’s 25% more than the 1.69 million phishing sites discovered in 2019. On average, Google flagged more than 40,000 phishing sites each week in 2020. The researchers note that the number of malicious sites has been steadily increasing for the past five years.