Distribution of malware infections of desktop PCs worldwide as of 4th quarter 2016, by type

Malware infections of desktop PCs 2016, by type of malware This statistic shows the distribution of malware infections of desktop PCs, sorted by type. During the fourth quarter of 2016, 74.99 percent of malware infections were trojans. Adware and spyware ranked last with a 0.51 percent share.
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Share of malware infections
Trojans74.99%
PUPs21.45%
Viruses1.55%
Worms1.5%
Adware/Spyware0.51%
Share of malware infections
Trojans74.99%
PUPs21.45%
Viruses1.55%
Worms1.5%
Adware/Spyware0.51%
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This statistic shows the distribution of malware infections of desktop PCs, sorted by type. During the fourth quarter of 2016, 74.99 percent of malware infections were trojans. Adware and spyware ranked last with a 0.51 percent share.
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February 2017
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Worldwide
Survey time period
Q4 2016
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