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Criminals are registering millions of malware-spreading domains every month

September 29, 2022

Via: Techradar

Every month, cybercriminals register roughly 13 million domains to be used to host and distribute malware(opens in new tab), in phishing campaigns, or otherwise malicious activities.

This is according to cybersecurity researchers at Akamai, which claims to have flagged some 79 million brand new, malicious domains in the first half of 2022 alone.

Not only is that some 13 million domains a month, but a fifth (20%) of all successfully resolving new domains seem to be malicious.

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