Ransomware back in big way, 181.5 million attacks since January

SonicWall announces record numbers for malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks in the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report.

The malware boom of 2017 has shown no signs of stopping through the first half of 2018. SonicWall Capture Labs threat researchers recorded 5.99 billion malware attacks during the first two quarters of the year. At this same point in 2017, SonicWall logged 2.97 billion malware attacks. SonicWall also shows ransomware attacks surging in first six months of 2018.

Read more about the findings of the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report on Help Net Security.





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