Over 12,000 Business Websites Leveraged for Cybercrime

Researchers found that over 12,000 websites in the business category were used to deliver malware or launch cyberattacks in 2017.  Much of this is attributed to the background sites, such as ad delivery networks, that sites in the business category contact behind the scenes.  They also found that economy and business sites ran more vulnerable software, hosted more phishing sites, and experienced more security incidents than other categories in 2017.  These threats can often be mitigated with up-to-date, adaptive web security filtering solutions.  

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