“For the first time in a long time is less than half spam emails’




According to Symantec’s spam share of global e-mail traffic fell below 50 percent. It would be the first time in more than a decade that the spam percentage is so low. However, taking the cases of malware just that far back.

Symantec Symantec publishes the findings in its quarterly Intelligence Report. Why does the amount of spam decreases, the security company does not know. Although less than 50 percent of all email was spam, Symantec does have seen 57.6 million infections from malware, an increase compared to previous months.

Ransomware and crypto ransomware have just seen a slight increase. 447,000 cases of ransomware have been observed in June by the company. Although that number was higher than the end of 2014 have now, it is the second month in a row ransomware attacks grow properly. Crypto ransomware also reached the highest point since December 2014 with 31,000 cases. Factories are all types of businesses most often the target of targeted attacks. In addition, it is striking that the smaller is a company, the greater the probability that the target is, for example, of a phishing attack.

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