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Threat Report - 2013


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Threat Report - 2013

  1. 1. The number of safe or legitimate emails sent: Growth of malicious Web Links: 600% 1 in 5 YoY 85% Shortened web links were used to disguise malicious links of malicious sites were found on legitimate web hosts 32% of the time in social media What malicious apps do (that legitimate apps rarely do): 720% 1 in 10 430% malicious apps ask for permission to install other apps. 531% 1 in 8 malicious spam apps Require RECEIVE_WAP_PUSH permission. 491% 8 of 10 Send, receive, read or write SMS messages. Growth of Regional Malicious Web Links YoY Top 10 Countries Hosting Malware Time for cybercriminals to exploit 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 disasters or other unplanned events: United States Russian Federation Germany China Moldova Czech Republic United Kingdom France Netherlands Canada <12 Hours Phishing Favorites 2/3rds of phishing emails were sent on Mondays and Fridays. Saturday 3% Sunday 11% Legitimate Theme Usage Monday 30% Friday 39% 1,719 Foreign Language Threats SPAM Videos Thursday Tuesday 6% 6% Wednesday 5% Average number of attacks per week, per 1,000 users. 1 92% Spam and Phishing Techniques 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Number of users accessing corporate email from outside traditional network defenses: Over 50% Percent of spam containing potentially malicious web links Top 10 “Victim” Countries Targeted by Cybercriminals TRITON STOPS MORE THREATS. WE CAN PROVE IT. © 2013 Websense, Inc. All rights reserved. Websense and the Websense logo are registered trademarks of Websense, Inc. in the United States and various countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owner.