Malware types encountered during data compromise investigations 2018

Most commonly encountered types of malware used in industrial cyber attacks worldwide in 2018

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 2, 2019
Malware types encountered during data compromise investigations 2018 The ranking presents the most commonly encountered types of malware used in industrial cyber attacks worldwide in 2018. During the survey period, downloaders were detected in 13 percent of malware attack investigations. A further three percent of detected malware were coin miners.
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Most commonly encountered types of malware used in industrial cyber attacks worldwide in 2018

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2017
Downloader8%13%
Remote administration tool (RAT)4%10%
Webshell5%8%
Memory scraper/dumper8%
Injector5%
Dropper4%
Coin miners3%
Formjacking2%
Ransomware0.7%
Privilege escalation-
Keystroke logger-
Reverse shell-
Installer-
2017
Downloader8%13%
Remote administration tool (RAT)4%10%
Webshell5%8%
Memory scraper/dumper8%
Injector5%
Dropper4%
Coin miners3%
Formjacking2%
Ransomware0.7%
Privilege escalation-
Keystroke logger-
Reverse shell-
Installer-
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 2, 2019
The ranking presents the most commonly encountered types of malware used in industrial cyber attacks worldwide in 2018. During the survey period, downloaders were detected in 13 percent of malware attack investigations. A further three percent of detected malware were coin miners.
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