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2020 Webroot Threat Report

Webroot released their 2020 threat report. Here are some takeaways and a link to the full report at the bottom:

  • Phishing grew tremendously in 2019 (+640%)
  • 8.9 million URLs were found hosting cryptojacking scripts
  • 85% of threats hide in 1 of 4 locations: %temp%, %appdata%, %cache%, and %windir%
  • 93.6% of detected malware was only seen on a single PC
  • 1 in 4 malicious URLs were hosted on otherwise non-malicious websites

See the full report here (PDF):