Cloud App Adoption: Google Drive, Google Gmail, and WhatsApp are among the top five most popular apps in retail, where all three are significantly more popular than they are in other industries. Although Microsoft OneDrive still takes the top spot, these three apps push Microsoft Teams and Microsoft SharePoint further down the rankings compared to other industries.
Cloud App Abuse: Google Drive and Google Gmail are the two most popular apps for malware downloads in the retail sector, a contrast to other industry verticals, where Microsoft OneDrive is the top app.
Malware & Ransomware: Attackers primarily targeted users in the retail sector with Trojans to trick them into downloading other malware payloads. Other malware types from famous malware families were also spotted such as Guloader and Remcos, as well as the Avaddon ransomware.