2019 eSentire Threat Intelligence Spotlight: The Shifting Framework of Modern Malware

2019 eSentire Threat Intelligence Spotlight: The Shifting Framework of Modern Malware

Published by: Research Desk Released: Nov 08, 2019

eSentire Threat Intelligence Spotlight: The Shifting Framework of Modern Malware draws on data gathered from the 650-plus organizations that eSentire protects and Carbon Black’s extensive endpoint protection install base. Key insights include:

There is an approximate median of 10 variants within a malware family, which begins to highlight the challenges faced by traditional endpoint solutions
The largest number of variants within a malware family is more than 200
It takes nearly 40 hours for the majority of antivirus engines to detect new forms of malware
New variants of Emotet, a major malware family that recently restarted after a four-month hiatus can spread to unprotected hosts on the same network in under 12 seconds
Over two-thirds (67 percent) of all malware enters an organization via email

Read report to learn how malware works and, more importantly, how to protect against its impact.