Leading malware-infected file types worldwide 2017

Most common malware-infected file types worldwide in 2017, by share of malware attacks

by J. Clement, last edited Oct 9, 2018
Leading malware-infected file types worldwide 2017 The statistic shows data on the most common malware file extensions worldwide in 2017, sorted by share of malware attacks. In the measured period, .exe files accounted for 5.69 percent of malware attacks.
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Most common malware-infected file types worldwide in 2017, by share of malware attacks

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Share of malware-infected files
HTML22.97%
PHP8.9%
EXE5.69%
ZIP4.5%
RAR2.29%
HTM1.13%
ASP0.31%
ASPX0.25%
IZLE0.23%
COM0.1%
Share of malware-infected files
HTML22.97%
PHP8.9%
EXE5.69%
ZIP4.5%
RAR2.29%
HTM1.13%
ASP0.31%
ASPX0.25%
IZLE0.23%
COM0.1%
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by J. Clement, last edited Oct 9, 2018
The statistic shows data on the most common malware file extensions worldwide in 2017, sorted by share of malware attacks. In the measured period, .exe files accounted for 5.69 percent of malware attacks.
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