Customers in South-east Asia (SEA) had experienced an overall increase in ransomware detections, making up more than half (52%) of the global number, and largely attributed to significant detections within the firm’s Thailand users. Also:

    • Other markets such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines had seen a decline in ransomware detections, similar to the overall global trend. In Singapore, the number of ransomware detections had fallen by 42%.
    • Outside of ransomware, customers in the SEA region generally saw a YoY decline in detections for other threats studied, including email threats (34%), malicious URL victims (7%), botnet victims (28%), and online banking malware (84%). A similar trend was seen in Singapore for 2023, reporting a YoY decline in multiple threats, with the most significant decline observed in email threats (68%). Malicious URL victims, botnet victims, and online banking malware, had experienced a decline of 7%, 18%, and 9% respectively.