Significant Mid-Year Threat Landscape Shifts Prevail
This mid-year report is a six-month update to the annual Webroot BrightCloud Threat Report*. It distills a broad range of threat activity since January 2021 and offers insights into the most recent trends that have impacted critical industries, geographies, companies and people. The threat research team analyzed over 285 million real-world endpoints and sensors, specialized third-party databases and intelligence from end users.
The mid-year update reflects changes in the malware landscape, including record phishing spikes, and the continued role of cryptocurrency in ransomware.