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789% year-over-year spike in malware and phishing

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 7, 2016.

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    An analysis of phishing email campaigns from the first three months of 2016 has seen a 6.3 million increase in raw numbers, due primarily to a ransomware upsurge against the last quarter of 2015. That is a 789% jump. Proportions of ransomware samples analyzed Q4 2015 and Q1 2016 PhishMe identified three key trends previously recorded throughout 2015, but have come to full fruition in the last few months: Encryption ransomware Soft targeting by functional … More →

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