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Symantec Intelligence Report: July 2015

The monthly intelligence report, provides the latest analysis of cyber security threats, trends, and insights from the Symantec intelligence team concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks.
19 pages, 1.1 Mb

Highlights from July 2015 Intelligence Report

Key Findings

  • The Manufacturing and Wholesale industries both saw significant increases in targeted attack activity in July, where both industries were up eight percentage points from June.
  • There were six zero-day vulnerabilities discovered during the month—the highest number seen in more than a year.
  • The release of four new mobile malware families in July is the highest number seen in the mobile malware landscape so far this year.
Industries Targeted in Spear-Phishing Attacks, June—July 2015
Overall Email Spam Rate, April—June 2015

Industries Targeted in Spear-Phishing Attacks, June—July 2015



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