Types of cyber attacks experienced by companies in the United States as of August 2015

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Share of respondents
Viruses, worms, trojans100
Malware97
Web-based attacks76
Botnets66
Phishing and social engineering59
Malicious code52
Malicious insiders43
Stolen devices36
Denial of service36
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This statistic shows the types of cyber crime attacks most commonly experienced by companies in the United States. During a 2015 survey of 58 U.S. companies, it was found that 97 percent of respondents had experienced malware attacks. The most common type of attacks were viruses, worms and trojans.

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