When looking at the overall ransomware landscape and how it has exponentially grown over the past couple of years, there is no more poignant number than “50”. That’s the number of new ransomware families seen within the first five months of 2016 alone—and it only represents the known families.
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By the end of 2015, Trend Micro predicted that 2016 would be “the year of online extortion.” Thanks to the growing number of new ransomware families—and the ensuing rise of ransomware victims—recorded in the first half of the year, the prediction is turning out to be quite an understatement.
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