According to researchers at Check Point Research, LinkedIn was the most impersonated brand in the first quarter of 2022 for phishing attacks. The campaigns that impersonated the social networking site made up 52% of all attacks in the first quarter of 2022, which represents a 44% increase since the previous quarter. Following LinkedIn, the most frequently impersonated brands in phishing attacks were DHL (14%), Google (7%), Microsoft (6%), FedEx (6%), WhatsApp (4%), Amazon (2%), Maersk (1%), AliExpress (0.8%), and Apple (0.8%). Criminal groups are orchestrating these attacks on a large scale to gain as much personal data from their victims as possible.
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