Expert Comments On State Of Malware Report: Shifted Tactics And Targets As A Result Of The COVID-19

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Feb 17, 2021 03:53 am PST

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes has released its annual “State of Malware” report, revealing that cyberattackers have shifted tactics and targets as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the featured findings are:

  • Significant increase in stalkerware across 2020;
  • 565% increase in tracking applications between January and December last year;
  • 1,055% increase in spyware detection in the same period.