Cybersecurity company McAfee Labs recorded a 10 percent surge in malware volume during the third quarter of 2017 according to a Dec. 18 report.
Here are three report insights related by Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review:
1. In the third quarter of 2017, McAfee counted 263 publicly disclosed security incidents, down 15 percent from one quarter prior.
2. Healthcare was the No. 1 victim of publicly disclosed breaches in the third quarter, accounting for nearly 70 percent of all incidents.
3. McAfee global threat intelligence protections against malicious files increased from 36 million per day to 40 million per day.
Read the McAfee Labs Threat Report