"Escalating Malware Tactics Drive Global Cybercrime Epidemic"

WatchGuard reports that evasive, basic, and encrypted malware increased in the fourth quarter of 2023, contributing to a boost in total malware. The average number of malware detections increased by 80 percent, meaning a significant volume of malware threats arrived at the network perimeter. The Americas and Asia-Pacific experienced the greatest growth in malware instances. About 55 percent of malware traveled via encrypted connections, representing a 7 percent increase from the third quarter. Zero-day malware detections increased to 60 percent of all malware detections, up from 22 percent. This article continues to discuss key findings from WatchGuard's latest Internet Security Report.

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