Malware & Ransomware Facts For 2018

Malware infections are on the rise again. 350,000 new malware samples are produced every day and that number is expected to grow.

43 percent of cyber attacks are aimed at small businessesIt takes most businesses about 197 days to detect a breach on their network.

Small businesses are a major target of malware attacks

Ransomware attacks increased by 36 percent in 2018, totaling more than 6,000 attacks every day. 64 percent of Americans are willing to pay a ransom after becoming victims of ransomware attack, which encourages new attacks. The average amount demanded after a ransomware attack is $1,077, which means ransomware has become a billion dollar business.

If you suspect your computer has a malware infection, please contact me today.

 

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