Typical malware threats experienced by internet users 2015

Most commonly experienced malware threats according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015

Typical malware threats experienced by internet users 2015 This statistic shows the most commonly experienced malware threats according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 12 percent of respondents had an infected device after visiting suspicious or untrusted websites.
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Most commonly experienced malware threats according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015

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Share of respondents
Got virus/malware infection, but not sure of the method13%
Device infected after visiting suspicious/untrusted website12%
Device has been infected by a virus after using a USB stick etc. given to me by someone I know8%
Got malware infection due to it spreading from another infected device7%
Device infected after installing a fake application which posed as a legitimate one7%
Device has been infected by a virus after opening an e-mail etc. attachment from someone I know7%
Device has been infected by a virus after opening an e-mail etc. attachment from someone I do not know7%
Device has been infected after visiting a genuine website that had been hacked6%
Any malware incident45%
Share of respondents
Got virus/malware infection, but not sure of the method13%
Device infected after visiting suspicious/untrusted website12%
Device has been infected by a virus after using a USB stick etc. given to me by someone I know8%
Got malware infection due to it spreading from another infected device7%
Device infected after installing a fake application which posed as a legitimate one7%
Device has been infected by a virus after opening an e-mail etc. attachment from someone I know7%
Device has been infected by a virus after opening an e-mail etc. attachment from someone I do not know7%
Device has been infected after visiting a genuine website that had been hacked6%
Any malware incident45%
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This statistic shows the most commonly experienced malware threats according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 12 percent of respondents had an infected device after visiting suspicious or untrusted websites.
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