Q1 2019 Smashes Record For Most Reported Vulnerabilities in a Quarter
The first quarter of this year broke the record for reported security vulnerabilities, a new report by Risk Based Security shows. A total of 5,501 new flaws were disclosed during this period, most of which were web-based (56.8%).
Two additional findings from the report are especially worrisome. The first is that exploits are publicly available for almost 38% of the new vulnerabilities. Secondly, 38.2% of the flaws have not been patched yet, which means that apart from deleting impacted solutions, organizations and users cannot do anything to protect themselves.