In this edition, we highlight news and statistics gathered by the McAfee® Advanced Threat Research and McAfee Labs teams in Q4 of 2017. This quarter we saw cybercriminals pivot from some of their tried-and-true methods, such as ransomware, toward newer tools and techniques, such as PowerShell malware and cryptocurrency mining.
Learn more about our latest findings, including:
  • New malware reaches a new all-time high - again.
  • PowerShell malware is increasingly becoming a go-to toolbox for cybercriminals.
  • Healthcare remains a hot target, with reported incidents increasing 211%
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