Key Findings

  • 539% increase in consumer grade router attacks from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018.
  • Education, Retail, Biotechnology, Construction and Non-Profit Organizations saw the greatest rise in exploit attempts.
  • Intrusion attempts across industries grew 36%, mostly due to the exploitation of DNS exploitation in consumer-grade routers.
  • Phishing rose 39% across industries, with Office 365 showing the highest success rate, and popularity, growing 5X over 2017.