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Stats › May 2017

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The statistics on this page are for May 1, 2017 through May 31, 2017.

Total Submissions: 58,556

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

Valid Phishes: 6,122

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

Invalid Phishes: 56

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: 128,801

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: 13 hours, 28 minutes

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



Most Active Users

Out of the more than 20,000 members of the PhishTank community, these members were the most active in May 2017.

Note: One member account (PhishReporter) represents an organization, not an individual.

Top 10 Submitters (submissions)
1     cleanmx (35,984)
2     PhishReporter (6,059)
3     buaya (1,693)
4     irual (1,476)
5     DefesaDigital (1,128)
6     ShinobiPhish (820)
7     leofelix (777)
8     billwake (738)
9     prodigyabuse (620)
10     GovCERTCH (413)
Top 10 Verifiers (votes)
1     buaya (31,789)
2     paulch (28,461)
3     jlee58 (18,888)
4     landser108 (11,571)
5     Pluto67 (11,252)
6     NinjaM1 (6,315)
7     dms (3,523)
8     NotBuyingIt (2,060)
9     shazza1 (1,172)
10     bloop (858)

Phishing URLs

In May, 92 phishes (2% of valid phishes that month) used an IP address (i.e. http://12.34.56.78) and 6,030 (or 98%) used a domain name (i.e. http://example.com).

Top 10 Domains (valid phishes)
1     esy.es (284)
2     hol.es (121)
3     000webhostapp.com (81)
4     16mb.com (46)
5     bit.ly (41)
6     for-our.info (40)
7     beget.tech (31)
8     blogspot.com (25)
9     weebly.com (24)
10     raymannag.ch (24)
Top 10 IPs (valid phishes)
1     146.112.61.108 (456)
2     31.170.160.61 (44)
3     67.199.248.11 (41)
4     67.199.248.10 (40)
5     69.50.209.78 (29)
6     192.254.172.78 (27)
7     216.58.193.65 (26)
8     23.234.229.68 (26)
9     173.212.223.160 (25)
10     60.249.179.122 (25)

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     HOSTINGER-AS, LT 644
2     CyrusOne LLC, US 631
3     GoDaddy.com, LLC, US 376
4     Unified Layer, US 247
5     Colo4, LLC, US 159
6     CloudFlare, Inc., US 154
7     OVH, FR 148
8     Amazon.com, Inc., US 116
9     Google Inc., US 110
10     SingleHop, Inc., US 99

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 6,946
2     Facebook 755
3     Google 475
4     Microsoft 422
5     JPMorgan Chase and Co. 386
6     Apple 285
7     Banco De Brasil 247
8     Dropbox 229
9     Yahoo 199
10     Amazon.com 192

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