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Top 10 Malware August 2020
September 28, 2020
The Top 10 Malware variants in August 2020 composed 78% of Total Malware activity in August 2020, which is up from 60% in July.


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CIS's Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting (MDBR) service is the latest tool added to their defense in depth portfolio of cyber defenses.


The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center has created a list of End-of-Support (EOS) software dates from 1/01/2019 to 4/2020.


The Top 10 Malware July 2020 composition was consistent through July 2020, with the exception of Shlayer, Bancos, and TrickBot.


TikTok is a widely-popular social media platform owned by the Chinese technology company ByteDance Though its stated intention is to share short



Top 10 Malware composition was fairly consistent through May 2020, with the exception of Quasar, SocGholish, and Ursnif.


In April 2020 malspam accounted for the greatest number of alerts. Top 10 Malware composition was fairly consistent the exception of Modi, Mirai, and NSPPS.


The 2020 Verizon DBIR found that ransomware is on the rise and disproportionately affects the public sector (60% of malware vs. 27% in all sectors).


In April 2020, the MS-ISAC found the Top 10 Malware variants comprised 53% of Total Malware activity, which is up from 42% in March.


This COVID-19 cybersecurity resource guide from CIS provides information about common cyber-attacks that are currently being reported.


Overall, the Top 10 Malware variants comprised 51% of Total Malware activity in February, down slightly from 53% in January.


In January 2020, the Top 10 Malware composition was very consistent with December 2019 with only a few new additions to the list.


Top 10 Malware variants comprised 48% of total malware activity in December 2019 with fewer infections across almost every Top 10 malware variant.


Hear from a few cyber thought leaders at CIS and learn what cybersecurity trends they're expecting to see in the new year.


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