I am trying to do some comparison based on frequency of phishing attacks on different sites.

Phishtank lists phishing attack against target websites, but looking at the unknown target data available on phishtank it seems that targets were identified for only a fraction of the attacks. Also, since data is based on user reports only, it can not be a reliable source for attack frequency.

Now I have two questions.

  1. Is there any other source which keeps a track of phishing attacks on different sites?

  2. What would be the easiest way to identify unknown targets from phishtank? I can do that manually since with most of the valid reports there is a screenshot attached which usually has the logo/name of target sites. What would be the best OCR tool to use for this?

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    Do you care about capturing data for your own website or general statistics about popular websites? – Jedi Dec 25 '16 at 0:24
  • Certainly you can see the difficultly of gathering the data you want. It can only be based on user reports and nothing stops anyone from putting up a fake login page with some company's logo on it. In fact, one site (URL) could be configured to show a range of different company's logins. And these are not attacks on the other sites. These are attacks on the users of those sites. – schroeder Dec 25 '16 at 8:24

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