14,411 phishing attempts in April 2005

In April 2005, the number of phishing attempts rose to 14,411, says Anti-Phishing Working Group. A drop in unique phishing e-mails was reported, down to 3,930, from 4,100 in March 2005. Number of phishing Web sites hosted in China increased to 2,854 active phishing sites reported in April 2005 (22% of total). 26.3% of phishing sites were hosted in the US.