Threat Report Shows Dramatic Uptick in Threat Activity with Exploits Growing Nearly 150%
Nuspire's Q2 2022 Threat Report provides data and insight into malware, exploit and botnet activity
Nuspire's data reveals a significant increase in overall threat activity across malware, botnet and exploits. Malware events increased over 25%, botnets doubled over the first quarter and exploit activity grew by nearly 150%, buoyed by the Log4j vulnerability.
"We witnessed a stunning escalation in threat activity in Q2, and while it's not a surprise given increased attack opportunities like remote work, it's still a worrying development and one we cannot ignore," said JR Cunningham, Chief Security Officer at Nuspire. "Attackers have always looked for the easiest way to profit from their targets, and because basic attacks like phishing continue to work, it's clear organizations need to shore up their fundamental security practices like patching and user awareness training. It's also critical organizations conduct regular reviews of their security programs to safeguard against a nonstop flow of potentially serious disruptive threats."
Additional notable findings from Nuspire's Q2 2022 Threat Report include:
"Organizations continue to struggle balancing the need to protect against an onslaught of threats with the concurrent need for employees to properly manage digital sovereignty requirements,"
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