2020 H1 Malware Trend

Analysis of the 2020 H1 Malware Trend

September 25, 2020

1. Overview

From data collected throughout 2019 and data as of June 30, 2020, we extracted information about malware, whose distribution by type is shown in Figure 1-1. Compared with 2019, the percentages of various types of malware in 2020 H1 changed, with backdoors overtaking crytominers to become No .1 with a percentage of 48.05%, and the percentage of cryptominers fell significantly. Meanwhile, worms’ activity level was basically flat on 2019. Cryptominers, worms, and backdoors together accounted for 87% of all malware activities.



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