Webroot Finds Windows® 7 is Becoming Even Riskier, Infections up by 71%
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB) company, shared the results of its Webroot® Threat Report: Mid-Year Update, which explores the evolving cybersecurity landscape. Based on trends observed in the first half of 2019, Webroot found that 1 in 50 URLs are malicious, nearly one-third of phishing sites use HTTPS and Windows® 7 exploits have grown 75% since January. This report also highlights the importance of user education, as phishing lures have become more personalized as hackers use stolen data for more than just account takeover.
Explore the Webroot Threat Report: Mid-Year Update:
Key Report Findings:
Tyler Moffitt, Senior Threat Research Analyst, Webroot
Carbonite, Inc. serves customers through three brands: Carbonite data protection, Webroot cybersecurity, and MailStore email archiving.
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