Distribution of Windows malware 2018

Trojans were found to be the most widely chosen tool for cybercriminals to infiltrate Windows systems in 2018. As of the measured period, trojans accounted for 62.51 percent of all malware attacks on Windows systems, followed by viruses at 21.06 percent.

Distribution of leading Windows malware types as of 4th quarter 2018

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

Q4 2018

Special properties

based on AV-TEST database detections

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