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Who’s targeted by email attacks?

Who’s targeted by email attacks?

Every day, Google stops more than 100 million harmful emails from reaching Gmail users. Last year, during the peak of the pandemic crisis they saw 18 million daily malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19. This is in addition to more than 240 million COVID-related daily spam messages. Google’s ML models evolve to understand and filter new threats, and they continue to block more than 99.9% of spam, phishing, and malware from reaching their users.

Every day, Google stops more than 100 million harmful emails from reaching Gmail users. Last year, during the peak of the pandemic crisis they saw 18 million daily malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19. This is in addition to more than 240 million COVID-related daily spam messages. Google’s ML models evolve to understand and filter new threats, and they continue to block more than 99.9% of spam, phishing, and malware from reaching their users. Click here to read the study

Google and Stanford found that multiple factors correlate with higher risk: where you live, what devices you use, and whether your information appeared in previous third-party data breaches. 

Click here to read to full blogpost by Google Cloud.


If you need any help taking steps towards empirically identifying the most at-risk users and to stay safer in the future, be sure to contact the Google Workspace experts at g-company.