Companies experience a malware event on their systems every three minutes, report says

Attackers are increasingly using advanced detection evasion techniques to get past traditional defenses, FireEye says

By Lucian Constantin, IDG News Service |  Security

The data analyzed by FireEye, which covers 89 million malicious events, showed that technology companies are the most frequently attacked organizations. "Due to a high concentration of intellectual property, technology firms are hit with an intense barrage of malware campaigns, nearly double compared to the next closest vertical," the company said. The telecommunications, logistics and transportation, manufacturing and financial services sectors complete the top five most targeted verticals.

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