Kaspersky: 70 percent of attacks now target Office vulnerabilities

From zdnet.com

Threat landscape 2016-2018

Microsoft Office products are today’s top target for hackers, according to attack and exploitation data gathered by Kaspersky Lab.

In a presentation at its security conference –the Security Analyst Summit– the company said that around 70 percent of the attacks its products have detected in Q4 2018 are trying to abuse a Microsoft Office vulnerability.

That’s more than four times the percentage the company was seeing two years before, in Q4 2016, when Office vulnerabilities had accounted for a meager 16 percent

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