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21% of all HTML attachments scanned over past month were malicious: Report

Newsroom Odisha | 03/07/2022 03:36 PM | Click to read full article

After analysing data on the millions of attachments, a team of researchers has found that 21 per cent of all HTML attachments scanned over the past month were malicious. 

The malicious HTML attachments include a link to a phishing site, which, when opened, gets redirected to a third-party machine that requests the users to enter their credentials to access information or download a file that may contain malware.