Distribution of leading Windows malware types as of 1st quarter 2018

Distribution of Windows malware 2018 This statistic illustrates the distribution of leading Windows malware types in the first quarter of 2018. During the measured period, viruses accounted for 18.93 percent of all malware attacks on Windows systems.
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Percentage of malware
Trojans (general)51.48%
Viruses18.93%
Scripts10.56%
Trojans (password)8.03%
Worms5.01%
Backdoors2.05%
Other2.02%
Ransomware1.38%
Bots0.36%
Exploits0.16%
Dailer0.02%
Percentage of malware
Trojans (general)51.48%
Viruses18.93%
Scripts10.56%
Trojans (password)8.03%
Worms5.01%
Backdoors2.05%
Other2.02%
Ransomware1.38%
Bots0.36%
Exploits0.16%
Dailer0.02%
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This statistic illustrates the distribution of leading Windows malware types in the first quarter of 2018. During the measured period, viruses accounted for 18.93 percent of all malware attacks on Windows systems.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
Q1 2018
Special properties
based on AV-TEST database detections

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