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Symantec Security Response- September Intelligence Report

Symantec Security Response- September Intelligence Report

The Symantec Intelligence Report provides the most up-to-date analysis of cybersecurity threats, trends, and insights concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks. Here are the key takeaways from the month of September:

• The RIG toolkit was the most active web attack toolkit

• The Neutrino toolkit decreased 1.9 percentage points to 12 percent of all activity

• The number of new malware variants rose again

• The email malware rate also increased, reaching one in 113 emails

• The global spam rate increased slightly

• The construction sector again had the highest spam rate

• Small businesses with 1-250 employees had the highest spam rate

• The phishing rate increased


Figure 1 RIG exploit kit usage increased more than 21 percentage points in September

Be sure to check out the latest Symantec Intelligence Report for more charts, tables, and analysis covering the threat landscape.


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