Attention to Malware Attacks!

Do you know about these for information and knowledge protection?

In Turkiye, 700,000 malware attacks occurred in the first half of 2023! This was also one of the most active periods for cyber attacks. While 560,000 new pieces of malware are discovered every day throughout the world, it’s believed that the overall number exceeds one billion!

Malware kinds used for reasons such as stopping/degrading the performance of fixed/mobile devices, websites, and networks; deleting, blocking, copying, manipulating, and stealing user data include viruses, worms, trojans, botnets, and spy/ransomware.

To safeguard your devices and information from malware;

  • Use antivirus software, and only visit reputable websites,
  • Using licensed software that’s up to date,
  • Please don’t open fake emails,
  • Personal information shouldn’t be shared,
  • Make use of strong passwords,
  • Apps should only be downloaded from reputable sources,
  • Take care to follow your company’s anti-malware rules.

What are your thoughts on malware attacks? Have you ever wondered how many cyber attacks are currently taking place in your country? I love to hear your feedback. Keep yourself secure in the virtual world!


Those malware stats for Turkey in 2023 are pretty concerning! It’s clear that cyberattacks are on the rise, and with over half a million new malware pieces popping up globally every day, it’s a constant battle to stay safe online.

The tips you’ve shared for defending against malware are spot on. Using reliable antivirus software, keeping your software updated, and practicing safe habits like not clicking on suspicious emails or sharing personal info and using strong passwords are essential.

Understanding the local cyber threats is crucial too. Cybersecurity risks can vary by region, so staying informed about what’s going on in your area is important for staying secure.

In the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, staying vigilant and informed is key. At the end of the day, it’s not just about tech – educating ourselves and others on potential risks and best practices is equally important. So, let’s all do our part to keep our devices and data safe! :globe_with_meridians::shield:

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