Malware Risk in Europe Increased by Outdated Browser Plugins
These figures are a touch alarming but actually I do not find them unsurprising.
July 27th, 2014, 20:56 GMT · By
Cybercriminals always look for the weakest link they can leverage to make as many victims as possible, and it looks like web browsers with out-of-date plugins are the norm in Europe.
According to the latest statistics from the Germany-based Cyscon GmbH, a company specializing in detecting an mitigating cyber threats, the users of most countries in Europe rely on poorly updated web browsers to explore the online world, which translates into plenty of possible victims for the crooks.