McAfee Threats Report April 2021 reveals 3.1 million external attacks on cloud users, mobile malware growth and more


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Cybersecurity firm McAfee has released its McAfee Threats Report: April 2021, wherein it has detailed the growth of malware for mobile and cloud users, external attacks and more. The report talks about malware and the evolution of cyber threats in the third and fourth quarters of 2020. In Q4, the firm observed an average of 648 threats per minute, which is an increase of 60 threats per minute (10%) over Q3. in addition, Q3 and Q4 saw COVID-19-related cyber-attack detections increase by 240% in Q3 and 114% in Q4.

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