Second Quarter of 2015 Saw a Rise in Ransonware and Mobile Malware
Security Update : Intel Security (formerly McAfee) has released their quarterly Threats Report and the main conclusion is that ransomware continues to grow at a very rapid pace.
According to Intel’s researchers, the total number of detected ransomware samples grew 127% compared to last year.
Additionally, in Q2 around 1.2 million new ransomware samples were identified, 58% more compared to the previous quarter (Q1).
A growth of 12% was also recorded in the case of total malware samples… (read more)