Cryptominers, exploit kits, ransomware, and banking trojans took center stage in Q3 2018, according to Malwarebytes’ Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report. Overall, the report found an increase of 1.7 million more detections in Q3 than in Q2.
Malwarebytes gathered statistics and intel on cybersecurity threats between July and September 2018. The research tracked both consumer and business products on millions of machines. Detections shot up by 55% for businesses, while it only increased by 4% for consumers, revealing that cybercriminals are looking to get “more bang for their buck” with businesses, said the report.
Read more about the findings of the Malwarebytes report on TechRepublic.