1.    29 Jul 2017 #1

    Every 10 seconds someone gets hit by ransomware


    I've just seen an advert on Facebook by Zonealarm where they state that every 10 seconds someone gets hit by ransomware. I wonder how true that is.
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  2.    29 Jul 2017 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
    I've just seen an advert on Facebook by Zonealarm where they state that every 10 seconds someone gets hit by ransomware. I wonder how true that is.
    The source for that statement would seem to be this..

    Quote Originally Posted by David Emm, Senior Security Researcher, Kaspersky Lab
    ...Our research shows the rate of ransomware attacks increased in 2016 from one attack every 20 seconds to one every 10 seconds...
    http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/davi..._14815840.html

    ...or at least Zonealarm and Kaspersky are singing from the same hymn sheet....
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