Tag - ransomware

Malware: a retrospective of 2018

The Stormshield Security Intelligence team looks at the state of play in the world of malware in 2018: although it was a year free of massive attacks, new sophisticated malware threats were born. However, these attacks still did not manage to replace good old ransomware.

Dramatic Negative Record: Around 8.4 million new malicious program types discovered in 2017

Computers are constantly confronted with malware that needs to be fended off. Bochum (Germany). Around 8.4 million new malware types for the computer, or 16 different kinds of malicious software per minute in 2017 - a new negative record. Ralf Benzmüller, Executive Speaker of G DATA SecurityLabs, analyzes and assesses the situation...