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Global Security Report: Ransomware as a business explodes

Global Security Report 2017

Ever since Cryptolocker was unleashed on a global scale in late 2013 resulting in the extortion of millions of dollars paid to the perpetrators, cybercriminals have been coming out of the woodwork to get in on the action.

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Want to know what threats to expect in 2018?

AppRiver security analysts Troy Gill and David Pickett took a peek in their crystal ball to see what cyber threats we may see in 2018.

These predictions as well as a look back at 2017 can be found in AppRiver's Global Security Report.

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AppRiver's 2016 Global Security Report Findings

Our annual Global Security Report, which highlights email and Web-borne malware threats from the previous year, is out on shelves. Our findings indicate that botnets are making malware and spam campaigns more accessible than ever, which likely contributed to 2016's escalation in malware activity—which clocked in at 15.5...

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Q1's Global Security Report Findings Are Out

Every quarter, we release our Global Security Report, our latest spam and malware findings from the previous quarter. Today we unveiled Q1 2016’s report, which has confirmed that the levels of spam and malware email traffic during Q1 has already surpassed total levels documented during the whole of 2015, totaling at 2.3...

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AppRiver Releases 2015's Global Security Report

It’s been another rough year for netizens. AppRiver’s security analyst team has journaled many of the Web’s perils of the past year, including the spam and malware that has plagued it, the cybersecurity measures that are supposed to make it safer, as well as data breaches that shook consumers and employees.

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