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Microsoft remains the most impersonated brand, Netflix phishing spikes

According to Vade Secure’s latest phishing report, the most impersonated brand in the final quarter of last year was Microsoft (again). The other brands making up the top 10 were Netflix, Paypal, Bank of America, Chase, DHL, Facebook, Docusign, Linkedin and Dropbox.

Phishing messages pretending to come from Netflix increased by over 25%  compared to the previous quarter, with Christmas day seeing most activity. In general, phishing traffic tends to be highest on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the report found.

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