Fortinet’s Q1 Threat Landscape Report | Threat Research:
Tony G.’s Overview of Fortinet’s Latest Threat Landscape Report:
Two of the key takeaways from Fortinet’s Q4 Threat Landscape Report are that while the number of exploits per firm continues to grow, more alarmingly, botnet infection time has increased as well. Exploits impacting individual firms grew 10% over the quarter, while the number of unique exploits they experienced increased 5%, which indicates that cybercriminals remain hard at work even during the holiday season. At the same time, botnets have also continued to grow, becoming more complex and harder to detect. Time for infection of botnets increased by 15%, growing to an average of nearly 12 infection days per firm.