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Microsoft Office is the most commonly exploited application in 2019

A report has indicated that Microsoft Office is the most exploited application in 2019.

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Jak Connor
Published Fri, Dec 20 2019 3:04 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Information has been gathered by PreciseSecurity that reveals a list of the most commonly exploited applications in the third quarter of 2019.

Microsoft Office is the most commonly exploited application in 2019 | TweakTown.com

According to PreciseSecurity, Microsoft Office solutions and applications are the most commonly exploited applications around the world. The data taken over the third quarter of 2019 shows that 72.85% of cyber exploits are done in Microsoft Office products.

The following software applications that come after Microsoft Office are: web browsers with 13.47%, Android with 9.09%, Java with 2.36%, Adobe Flash with 1.57%, and PDF with 0.66%. So, where are these cyber exploits coming from? PreciseSecurity traced the exploits back to five top countries. The United States with 79.16% of exploits, the Netherlands with 15.58%, Germany with 2.35%, France with 1.85%, and Russia with 1.05%. For more information about the exploits check out this link here.

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