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Two-Thirds of Malware Came From Malicious Email Attachments in 2016

January 9, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Threats & Incidents

Email attachments were by far the most common attack vector for malware installation in 2016, according to the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. A total of 66 percent of identified malware installations stemmed from email attachments, with the remaining 34 percent attributed to other threat vectors, such as web downloads.
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