Leading e-mail malware worldwide in 2018

Most commonly blocked malicious file attachments in e-mail in 2018

Leading e-mail malware worldwide in 2018 This statistic shows the most popular malware attachments in spam e-mails in 2018. Overall, .doc and .dot files accounted for 37 percent of blocked malicious file attachments.
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Most commonly blocked malicious file attachments in e-mail in 2018

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Share of blocked file attachments
.doc, .dot37%
.exe19.5%
.rtf14%
.xls, .xlt, .xla7.2%
.jar5.6%
.html, htm5.5%
.docx2.3%
.vbs1.8%
.xlsx1.5%
.pdf0.8%
Share of blocked file attachments
.doc, .dot37%
.exe19.5%
.rtf14%
.xls, .xlt, .xla7.2%
.jar5.6%
.html, htm5.5%
.docx2.3%
.vbs1.8%
.xlsx1.5%
.pdf0.8%
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This statistic shows the most popular malware attachments in spam e-mails in 2018. Overall, .doc and .dot files accounted for 37 percent of blocked malicious file attachments.
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Release date
February 2019
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2018
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