Most prevalent malware file extensions worldwide 2017

Most commonly detected malicious file extensions worldwide from January to September 2017, by detection share

by J. Clement, last edited Jul 12, 2019
Most prevalent malware file extensions worldwide 2017 This statistic presents the most commonly detected malware file extensions worldwide between January to September 2017. According to the findings, the most commonly detected malware file extension during the recorded time period were Office-related files, accounting for 38 percent of detections.
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Most commonly detected malicious file extensions worldwide from January to September 2017, by detection share

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Share of detections
Office38%
Archive37%
PDF14%
Other extension6%
Binaries4%
XML/HTML/JS1%
Apple0%
Image0%
Scripts0%
Android0%
Share of detections
Office38%
Archive37%
PDF14%
Other extension6%
Binaries4%
XML/HTML/JS1%
Apple0%
Image0%
Scripts0%
Android0%
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by J. Clement, last edited Jul 12, 2019
This statistic presents the most commonly detected malware file extensions worldwide between January to September 2017. According to the findings, the most commonly detected malware file extension during the recorded time period were Office-related files, accounting for 38 percent of detections.
Show more
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