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Cyberattacks grow 23% in Brazil in 2021 and reach 1,400 threats per minute

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cyber-attacks, as the attempts to break into computers and mobile devices through online fraud are called, grew by 23% in Brazil in 2021, according to Kaspersky.

Together, the twenty most popular malware (malicious programs distributed over the Internet) totaled 481 million infection attempts between January and August, equivalent to 1,395 incidents per minute.

The total considers only the attempts blocked by solutions from the digital security company, maker of one of the most popular antivirus software on the market.

According to Kaspersky, the same growth trend in online fraud attempts recorded in Brazil was . . .

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