Coalition released a report detailing emerging cyber threats in 2024. According to the report, the total number of common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) is expected to increase by 25% in 2024 to 34,888 vulnerabilities, or roughly 2,900 per month.

The report found that unique IP addresses scanning for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) increased by 59%. The data also reveals that businesses with RDP exposed to the internet are the most likely to experience a ransomware event.

Scans found that around 10,000 businesses are running the end-of-life (EOL) database Microsoft SQL Server 2000, and over 100,000 businesses are running EOL Microsoft SQL servers. Honeypot (sensor) activity spiked by 1,000% 16 days before Progress Software issued its MOVEit security advisory.

Read the full report here.