Microsoft: Cerber Ransomware Infections Have Dominated Last 30 Days
Security Update : According to statistical data released by Microsoft today, the Cerber ransomware has accounted for a quarter of all ransomware detections for the past 30 days.
The data comes exclusively from Microsoft security products, such as Windows Defender. While some other security firms will provide different statistics, most of them have blogged about Cerber ransomware campaigns in the past month, so this threat family has been particularly active in the past month and even before.
While Cerber accounted for 25.97 percent of all ransomware detections, Exxroute (another name for CryptXXX) took the silver medal with 15.39 percent of all detections, followed by the infamous Locky with 1… (read more)