According to a report published by Check Point Research’s Brand Phishing for Q2, Google and Amazon have overtaken Apple for being the most favorable for phishing attacks. The change in the leaderboard is likely due to the sharp increase in the COVID-19 cases.
As the work from home gained favor across nations, people are flocking towards Google to gain information. Also, since most types of movements are prohibited, people are increasingly relying on goods to be delivered at their doorstep. And Amazon, being an E-commerce giant, has opened a window of opportunities for attackers.