The independent AV-Test research centre AV-TEST has published its security report for 2019/2020. This shows that the upwards trend in the malware industry, which started in 2019, continues in 2020, too.
In accordance with this security report, there are two developments in the malware sector: On the one hand, the strong increase of automated mass malware production for large-scale online attacks continues. On the other, cyber-criminals develop increasingly sophisticated malware for targeted attacks on companies and critical infrastructure.
In addition, the report demonstrates that protection for Android and macOS systems is frequently still very inadequate. To this end, you should take particular note of our tips on antivirus software and firewalls.
You can find the AV-TEST Security Report 2019/2020 and answers to questions on the current threat situation here.