Highlights from the latest RSA Quarterly Fraud Report include:
Phishing accounted for 49 percent of all fraud attacks observed by RSA in Q4. Overall, total phishing volume increased 12 percent in 2018.
RSA detected 10,390 rogue mobile applications, an 11 percent increase from last quarter and 22 percent of total fraud attacks. (NOTE: Total year/year increase is 985% which you can use at your discretion, but I am not including in fraud report because I know it’s simply for the fact that we have added more stores to monitor).
Social media and brand abuse attacks detected by RSA in 2018 comprised 22,686 of all fraud attacks, a 43 percent increase from 2017.
In Q4 2018, RSA recovered over 10.7 million unique compromised cards and card previews, a 96 percent increase in cards recovered by RSA from the previous quarter.
Total Trojan attacks detected by RSA in 2018 was 22,489, an 8% increase from 2018.
Online banking fraud transactions increased 28%.
Card-not-present fraud transactions increased 12%.