As the annual shopping frenzy with Black Friday and Cyber Monday approaches, the digital landscape becomes a battleground for cybercriminals. In 2022, global e-commerce revenue hit $5.7 trillion, making it a prime target.

Our infographic, sourced from Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), reveals key findings:

  • Phishing Attacks: 30,803,840 attacks targeted online stores, payment systems, and banks from January to October 2023.
  • E-commerce Platforms Under Siege: Online stores bore the brunt, accounting for 43.5% of attacks.
  • Mimicked Giants: Phishing pages imitating Amazon, eBay, Walmart, AliExpress, and Mercado Libre totaled 6,232,882.
  • Apple Lures: Apple emerged as the most popular lure, with 2,844,828 phishing attempts.
  • Spam Surge: In the first two weeks of November, 92,259 spam emails containing “Black Friday” were detected.

Source: Kaspersky


<a href="" target="_blank">Péter Szöllősi</a>

Péter Szöllősi


Peter has been the Head of Offensive Security at Black Cell for five years, where he manages the pentester team responsible for providing high-quality ethical hacking services to clients to enhance their security posture. He also contributes to the maintenance and improvement of Black Cell’s security posture with internal and external audits.

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