Crane Hassold, Manager of Threat Intelligence at PhishLabs, noted in the report that hosting providers that offer free hosting and free website-building tools provide criminals with opportunities. “These free hosts are not only easy and cheap to use, but they also allow threat actors to create subdomains spoofing a targeted brand, resulting in a more legitimate-looking phishing site. Free hosts also afford phishers additional anonymity, because these services do not make registrant information easily available.”
View the full report here: http://docs.apwg.org/reports/apwg_trends_report_q4_2016.pdf
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