Email threats continue to increase in first half of 2023: Trend Micro 

Today, Trend Micro released its midyear cybersecurity threat report, which found that in the first half of 2023, theTrend Micro blocked more than 85 billion threats globally consisting of email threats, malicious files, and malicious URLs, a 27% year-over-year increase.   

In Canada, the detection of attacks from ransomware-as-a-service surged in the first half of 2023. To date, Trend Micro has blocked 394,518,518 email threats attempts in Canada, 24.6% more than last year. 

As AI adoption continues to grow at a stable pace, ransomware groups will become more creative. Findings show Cyber criminals are turning to AI-enabled tools to simplify enacting scams, automate refining targets, and increase scalability with a crop of new crimes. 

You can read the full report here: Stepping Ahead of Risk: Trend Micro 2023 Midyear Cybersecurity Threat Report

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