Phishing and Impersonated Brands
Microsoft is still the most impersonated brand for phishing campaigns, according to researchers at Vade Secure. The security firm spotted 30,621 unique Microsoft-related phishing URLs in 2020. The researchers note that “[a] single unique phishing URL could be used in hundreds or even thousands of phishing emails.” Facebook was the second most impersonated, with 14,876 unique phishing URLs. PayPal came in third, followed by Chase and eBay.