McAfee Labs Threat Report: December 2017


In the McAfee Labs Threat Report: December 2017, we measure the quarterly changes in numerous threats:

  • We highlight the statistics gathered by McAfee Labs in Q3 of 2017. The biggest number of the quarter is our count of new malware, which reached an all-time high of 57.6 million new samples, an increase of 10% from Q2.
  • Organizations around the world reported 263 security incidents in Q3. The public sector, healthcare, and individuals were hit the hardest.
  • An increase in Android screen-locking ransomware led to a 60% increase in new mobile malware in Q3.
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