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The history of phishing goes back to the late 1980s, when such a theoretical attack was first described. The very first real phishing attempts were made in the mid-1990s and since then, the number of phishing attacks has increased in both content and volume. In the last ten years, the number of phishing campaigns has slightly more than tripled, reaching more than a million campaigns a year.
The Information System Authority (RIA) has received several letters in the last two days from businesses who were contacted by a company called DNS Estonia. In their email, the company offers an expensive domain for sale, although any business could register a free domain for less.