Elastic report: Nearly 33% of cyberattacks in the cloud leverage credential access

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The 2022 Elastic World wide Risk Report uncovered that nearly 33% of attacks in the cloud leverage credential access, indicating that users generally overestimate the stability of their cloud environments and for that reason fail to configure and protect them adequately. 

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Key findings for the report are centered on three primary trends: the role of human error in increasing cloud security risks, commercial software being used maliciously and endpoint attacks becoming more diverse due to the high efficacy of most endpoint security software.

And while commercial adversary simulation software such as CobaltStrike is helpful to many teams’ defense of their environments, it is also being used as a malicious tool for mass-malware implants. 


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Other findings from the Elastic report include:

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  • 54% of all malware infections were on Windows endpoints, while 39% were on Linux endpoints.
  • The largest contributor of Linux-based malware/payloads was Meterpreter at 14%, followed by Gafgyt at 12%, and Mirai at 10%.
  • CobaltStrike was the most popular malicious binary or payload for Windows endpoints with 35% of all detections, followed by
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If you are familiar with digital marketing, you probably know millennials, and Gen Zers account for a large portion of every customer base. This is because they have unique characteristics that make them ideal for your digital marketing strategy.

As such, we’ve assembled this post to provide crucial statistics about Gen Z and explain how to use the information in a marketing strategy. Let’s get started!

Who is Gen Z?

Generation Z, Gen Z, or Zoomers are all names that describe the demographic group immediately after Millennials and before Generation Alpha. It’s the first generation of digitally native consumers born between 1997 and 2010.

This group has different behaviors and characteristics than older generations and a significant buying power of more than 140 billion in the US alone. It’s no surprise you want to know more about them before you implement your marketing strategy.

7 Important Gen Z Statistics Every Marketer Should Know

Let’s take a quick look at various statistics that can shed light on the characteristics and behaviors of Gen Zers. A significant portion of Gen Z:

1 – Use Mobile Devices

It’s no surprise that mobile is king for digital devices among the younger generations. In fact, 55% of Gen Z who participated in a survey reported using their mobile phones for at least 5 hours. So, unlike older generations who spend most of their time-consuming TV content, Gen Z and Millennials spend more time on their phones than on TVs, laptops, and computers.

Some Gen Zers

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