ISTR - Internet Security Threat Report 2018

Innovation, organization, and sophistication—these are the tools of cyber attackers as they work harder and more efficiently to uncover new vulnerabilities.

Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) takes a deep dive into the world’s largest civilian global intelligence network, revealing:

  • Targeted attack sector continues its expansion, including a 600 percent increase in IoT attacks.
  • Cryptojacking explodes by 8,500 percent, stealing resources and increasing vulnerability.
  • Ransomware shifts from big score to commodity, lowering prices while increasing variants.
  • Malware implants grow by 200 percent, exploiting the software supply chain.
  • Mobile malware continues to spread: variants increase by 54 percent.

Our 126.5 million sensors record thousands of threat events every second from 157 countries and territories. Put this unparalleled intelligence to your advantage by downloading the Symantec 2018 Internet Security Threat Report.

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