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73% cyberattacks occur on Microsoft Office products: Report

73% cyberattacks occur on Microsoft Office products: Report

Posted On : Thursday, December 19, 2019, 11:39 AM
Microsoft Office products were the most commonly exploited by cybercriminals around the world and nearly 73% of cyber exploits were performed in MS Office products in the third quarter of this year, a new report has said. According to information gathered by PreciseSecurity.com, other exploited applications by cybercriminals included browsers and operating systems, among others. MS Office products were followed by Browsers with 13.47% of the total number of exploits by cybercriminals, Android with 9.09%, Java with 2.36%, Adobe Flash with 1.57% and PDF with 0.66%.
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