Photograph Depicts Security Scan Identifying A Computer Expoit In A String Of Binary Code.

One of the findings in the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is that only 51 percent of cyberattacks involve malware. The remaining 49 percent represent a major vulnerability concern for organizations: the growing incidence of fileless, malware-free attacks that can bypass standard security tools.

https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/key-characteristics-of-modern-fileless-attacks/