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Microsoft Sees 250% Phishing Increase, Malware Decline by 34%

Phishing attacks have seen an impressive 250% increase between January and December 2018, with attackers moving to multiple points of attacks during the same campaign, switching between URLs, domains, and servers when sending e-mails and hosting phishing forms.

Threat actors have also begun to diversify the infrastructure they use to run phishing campaigns, with Microsoft observing as part of its Security Intelligence Report (SIR) Volume 24 that hosted servers and public cloud tools were adopted to make it easier to camouflage as legitimate services or products.

Falanx Group Ltd (LON:FLX), through its subsidiaries, provides cyber defence and intelligence services to blue chip and government clients worldwide. It operates through Falanx Cyber Defence and Falanx Intelligence divisions.

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