2.4 mln phishing attacks between May 2004 and May 2005

The number of phishing attacks was up 28% between May 2004 and May 2005, according to Gartner. An estimated 2.

The number of phishing attacks was up 28% between May 2004 and May 2005, according to Gartner. An estimated 2.4 mln Americans were victims during the 12-month period, resulting in financial losses of about $929 mln.