Malwarebytes 2023 in Numbers

Blog by Daniella Smith | Posted on Friday January 5 2024

As we start the new year in 2024, Malwarebytes is reviewing the last twelve months to summarise their view of the IT security landscape. So what did they find?

Well, 2023 saw increased threats to personal data with over 2,200 data compromises impacting more than 360 million people*. Malwarebytes rose to the challenge to ensure you were informed and protected.

6.3 billion

threats detected

16 billion

hours of real-time protection

2.7 billion

scans run


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articles and alerts to keep you informed


third-party awards

We’re excited to have you with us in what’s set to be a transformative year.
Here’s to a safe and secure 2024!

– Malwarebytes Team

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* Apple: The Continued Threat to Personal Data: Key Factors Behind the 2023 Increase