This was to be expected.
The Webroot company dealing with security issues on a daily basis has published a report in which it indicates the risks of using "Sevens". In 2019, the number of attacks on users of this system increased by as much as 71% compared to 2018. The year 2019 is not over yet, so this result will certainly change.
"Computers running Windows 7 have twice the chance of infection, compared to machines controlled by Windows 10. In 2019, roughly one in eight computers with Windows 7 fell victim to an attack.", we read in the report. Of all the malware, 41% hid their files in the Temp folder, and 24% in the appdata.
Cyber criminals are targeted most often by home users, not companies. In 64% of all attacks, they are the victims. This is due to the much weaker security of computers used in households.
Free support for Windows 7 can be extended for a year. There are three methods for thisbut they are not available to everyone.
Currently, 30% of computers around the world work under Windows 7. Does your computer belong to this group?