The Cybercrime Economics of Malicious Macros [Infographic]

August 05, 2015
Proofpoint Staff

Document email attachments bearing malicious macros have become popular again as a weapon of choice among cyber security attackers threatening organizations across industries including finance, government, healthcare, and education.  Macro-based malware is inexpensive, which means that cybercriminals can mass produce them with lower financial risk and higher potential returns. The large number of attacks launched each day means your organization may become a target. Did you know these campaigns make it through gateway antivirus solutions over 95% of the time when delivered as an attachment? And once these malicious malware campaigns get through, your users are all too likely to click and compromise their computers and your organization.
 
Download our infographic to get a snapshot into the data from our recently released "Cybercrime Economics of Malicious Macros" report and learn more about these attacks.