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Stats › January 2007

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Published: February 2, 2007

The statistics on this page are for January 1, 2007 through January 31, 2007.

Total Submissions: 30,509

The total number of suspected phishes submitted by the PhishTank community.

Valid Phishes: 18,077

The total number of submissions verified as valid by the PhishTank community.

Invalid Phishes: 926

The total number of submissions verified as invalid by the PhishTank community.

Note: Many phishing emails were offline at the time of submission to PhishTank. Offline phishes cannot be voted on, and therefore cannot be verified.

Total Votes: 146,507

The total number of "is a phish," "is not a phish," and "I don't know" votes made by the PhishTank community.

Median Time To Verify: 68 hours, 52 minutes

The median time it took the PhishTank community to verify submissions as valid or invalid.



Most Active Users

Out of the more than 11,070 members of the PhishTank community, these members were the most active in January 2007.

Top 10 Submitters (submissions)
1     funchords (18,174)
2     cleanmx (1,644)
3     ruralnetcop (1,592)
4     JustaPerson (1,037)
5     tetak (793)
6     dbonengel (742)
7     milky (476)
8     spamfighter (438)
9     Micha (381)
10     stlpaul (314)
Top 10 Verifiers (votes)
1     miowpurr (31,289)
2     buaya (28,994)
3     bowlby4 (27,503)
4     ruralnetcop (13,449)
5     JustaPerson (6,901)
6     robwolfe (3,731)
7     heymoe (2,602)
8     Astral (2,471)
9     thelionheart (2,035)
10     funchords (1,939)

Phishing URLs

In January, 3,706 phishes (21% of valid phishes that month) used an IP address (i.e. http://12.34.56.78) and 14,371 (or 79%) used a domain name (i.e. http://example.com).

Top 10 Domains (valid phishes)
1     avanhe.biz (208)
2     ezgor.biz (200)
3     orbad.biz (159)
4     monsoc.info (156)
5     yourheter.biz (151)
6     eicni.info (147)
7     bestpe.biz (146)
8     cheapprope.biz (144)
9     fedho.biz (129)
10     yourperio.info (127)
Top 10 IPs (valid phishes)
1     80.71.242.157 (1,877)
2     211.176.202.19 (1,873)
3     211.3.198.127 (1,515)
4     211.103.112.118 (1,223)
5     220.179.61.22 (1,098)
6     200.55.136.109 (795)
7     58.180.103.35 (789)
8     67.99.176.30 (744)
9     211.180.229.20 (633)
10     201.216.213.59 (593)

Networks That Host Phishes

The servers hosting verified phishes are under the responsibility of these networks. PhishTank knows this because it traces phishing Web sites to an IP address. These are the organizations responsible for those IP addresses.

Top 10 NetworksValid Phishes
1     Hanaro Telecom Inc. 2,333
2     JSC Rial Com AS 1,877
3     ODN JAPAN TELECOM CO.,LTD. 1,515
4     Guangdong Mobile Communication Co.Ltd. 1,492
5     DACOM Corporation 1,287
6     No.31,Jin-rong Street 1,194
7     Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba, S.A. 797
8     Shinbiro 793
9     TELESC Telecomunicacoes de Santa Catarina SA 748
10     Fibertech Networks, LLC 744

Popular Targets

These are the brands that were fraudulently represented in phishing emails. Targets are identified by the submitter at the time of submission, or determined by PhishTank's software to the best of its ability. The majority of phishes are not categorized with a target.

Top 10 Identified TargetsValid Phishes
1     PayPal 2,693
2     Barclays Bank PLC 1,972
3     eBay, Inc. 1,423
4     Fifth Third Bank 1,302
5     Bank of America Corporation 1,048
6     JPMorgan Chase and Co. 643
7     Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken 379
8     Wells Fargo 233
9     HSBC Group 149
10     Citibank 120

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