HTML attachments are more of a security risk than ever – here’s what you need to know

A growing number of emails are arriving loaded with malicious or harmful HTML attachments, new research has warned.

A report from Barracuda found almost half (46%) of HTML attachment in emails it scanned was found to be malicious. Barracuda says the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is growing increasingly popular in phishing, credential theft, and other forms of cyberattacks.