73% cyber attacks occur on Microsoft Office products

Microsoft Office products were the most commonly exploited by cybercriminals around the world and nearly 73 percent of cyber exploits were performed in MS Office products in the third quarter of this year, a new report has said.

According to information gathered by PreciseSecurity.com, other exploited applications by cybercriminals included browsers and operating systems, among others.

“Data shows that exactly 72.85 percent of cyber exploits were performed in MS Office products as of the third quarter of this year,” Marco Mathew from the computer security website said in a statement on Wednesday.

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