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Stats › February 2007

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Published: March 1, 2007

The statistics on this page are for February 1, 2007 through February 28, 2007.

Total Submissions: 25,647

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

Valid Phishes: 19,947

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

Invalid Phishes: 672

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: 143,202

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: 15 hours, 3 minutes

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



Most Active Users

Out of the more than 13,000 members of the PhishTank community, these members were the most active in February 2007.

Top 10 Submitters (submissions)
1     cleanmx (8,541)
2     funchords (7,485)
3     ruralnetcop (1,707)
4     Micha (840)
5     dbonengel (784)
6     JustaPerson (783)
7     spamfighter (507)
8     planetmike (302)
9     stlpaul (301)
10     billwebster (237)
Top 10 Verifiers (votes)
1     miowpurr (23,984)
2     bowlby4 (21,855)
3     robwolfe (15,163)
4     buaya (13,457)
5     JustaPerson (9,520)
6     Char (6,474)
7     ruralnetcop (6,321)
8     billwebster (5,124)
9     DougieLawson (4,501)
10     tetak (3,457)

Phishing URLs

In February, 2,378 phishes (12% of valid phishes that month) used an IP address (i.e. http://12.34.56.78) and 17,569 (or 88%) used a domain name (i.e. http://example.com).

Top 10 Domains (valid phishes)
1     grt7xr.biz (537)
2     kop3.biz (514)
3     f3jopert.info (464)
4     pol4hw.biz (463)
5     gki2erzx.info (450)
6     hkdop.info (386)
6     di0opir.info (386)
8     2youb.biz (378)
9     hkmop.biz (357)
10     allblive.info (306)
Top 10 IPs (valid phishes)
1     85.105.190.151 (4,481)
2     218.38.140.198 (2,926)
3     204.13.160.28 (1,546)
4     220.76.90.191 (1,511)
5     221.136.70.13 (1,413)
6     85.130.89.181 (1,014)
7     201.239.13.58 (881)
8     219.251.166.157 (851)
9     211.176.202.190 (811)
10     58.18.38.42 (778)

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     TTNET TTnet Autonomous System 5,224
2     Hanaro Telecom Inc. 4,923
3     Korea Telecom 4,177
4     Oversee.net 1,562
5     No.31,Jin-rong Street 1,509
6     CNC(Ningbo)Info-Port Co.,Ltd 1,399
7     SBC Internet Services. 1,019
8     NetSurf 1,007
9     VTR BANDA ANCHA S.A. 925
10     CNCGROUP China169 Backbone 825

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 2,511
2     Fifth Third Bank 1,182
3     eBay, Inc. 796
4     Bank of America Corporation 507
5     Barclays Bank PLC 421
6     Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken 208
7     JPMorgan Chase and Co. 167
8     Regions Bank 150
9     Wells Fargo 97
10     Capital One 91

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