The 2019 GTIR highlights key challenges observed over the past year, including an escalation in coin mining, web-based attacks and credential theft. Here’s what you need to know.DOWNLOAD THE REPORT
The key findings in this year’s report are based on log, event, attack, incident and vulnerability data from clients and leverages the indicator, campaign and adversary analysis from our Global Threat Intelligence Platform. Finance and technology companies face the most attacks, while business and professional services, education and government make up the rest of the top five attacked sectors. And three of the most prevalent activities are coin mining, credential theft and web application attacks. Read the report for the in-depth findings.
Comprising of 17% of total, finance and technology companies face the most attacks
The three most prevalent threat activities are coin mining, credential theft and web application attacks
The largest number of attacks come from the United States (22%), followed by China (13%)
Spyware/key loggers ranked first in volume of malware, at 26 percent. Trojans/droppers ranked second globally at 25 percent; however, they represented 62 percent of malware in Japan. Globally, virus/worms were the third most common form of malware at 23 percent, but spiked to 66 percent in the Asia Pacific region.