Researchers have found that as Transport Layer Security (TLS) has grown to account for some 98% of all web page visits, use of TLS among malware operators increased from 23% of all malware detected in 2020 to nearly 46% today.
In a blog post Wednesday, Sophos researchers said malware operators have also been adopting TLS for essentially the same reasons as legitimate companies: To prevent defenders from detecting and stopping the deployment of malware and data theft.
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