The State of Phishing 2024

A mid-year look at the latest phishing trends that are sweeping the globe and what is required to stop them.


This report takes an in-depth look at the latest upward trends in phishing attacks as well as insights into the types of threats organizations faced from October 2023 to March 2024, and what is required to stop the threats. 


In this report, you’ll learn:

  • The mid-year assessment and key findings in phishing and message-based attacks
  • The staggering surge in malicious emails and text-based BEC attacks
  • How the use of generative AI has undeniably fueled the phishing surge and how to fight AI with AI
  • Trends and insights into the growing BEC threat landscape 
  • What’s required to stay protected in today’s threat landscape

State of Phishing Key Fact

Growth of Mobile Phishing

Mobile phishing is on the rise as it’s also the most unprotected of all communication channels and most threats on mobile start with SMS text. Threats are customized for mobile delivery but use familiar credential stealing, malware, and exploit tactics.


Phishing Continues to Grow

Email phishing has increased significantly since the Launch of ChatGPT signaling a new era of cybercrime fueled by generative AI.

State of Phishing Key Facts
State of Phishing Key Facts

Hackers Are More Effective at BEC

The diversity and sophistication of BEC types have received a significant boost from the public availability of generative AI chatbots. 

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