Malware attacks targeting the Americas increased dramatically in Q3 2019

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The trend represents a major geographic shift in the focus for attackers

Malware attacks targeting the Americas increased drastically in the third quarter of 2019, according to WatchGuard Technologies' latest Internet Security Report released on Wednesday. More than ...

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