Google recently posted to their blog some startling statistics about malware and their Safe Browsing effort. Safe Browsing is a service by Google that gives applications access to check URLs against Google's own list of suspected phishing and malware pages.
Google recently shared some Safe Browsing stats, including the fact that they find 9,500 new malicious websites every day. Malicious websites are either created specifically for malware or phishing or are authentic websites that have been compromised by malware authors.
Other insights include:
As you can see, Google has shared some valuable insights about the phishing and malware landscape. Learn more in their post here. If you are a website owner, register with Google Webmaster Tools to take advantage of Safe Browsing and to be alerted if your site becomes compromised.