10 States Most at Risk for Malware Attacks

Malware attacks—when an intruder tries to install harmful software on the victim's computer without their knowledge—are a huge problem around the world. Beyond Identity collected data from the 2022 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report to rank the top 10 US states that are the most at risk for malware attacks.

- Malware spread: 17.9% - Total malware detected: 44.5 million

#10. Wisconsin

- Malware spread: 17.9% - Total malware detected: 5.2 million

#9. Montana

- Malware spread: 18.1% - Total malware detected: 88.2 million

#8. New Jersey

- Malware spread: 18.3% - Total malware detected: 69.9 million

#7. Louisiana

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