2020 Mid-Year Global Threat Report

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The Zix | AppRiver Global Security Report for 2020 shares the threats and trends our cybersecurity analysts saw throughout the first half of the year. Perhaps unsurprisingly, attackers were quick to take advantage of the global pandemic, launching scams that played on peoples’ anxieties as well as attacks targeting remote workforces. Analysts saw a continued surge of “living off the land” (LotL) attacks— attacks which hijack legitimate services—for phishing and distributing malware. Our analysts also observed a resurgence of banking trojans used by large-scale malware distributors.

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