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Ransomware Found in Majority of Malicious Emails in Q3 2017

January 18, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Threats & Incidents

Across Proofpoint’s global customer base, ransomware appeared in almost 64% of all malicious emails in Q3 2017. New ransomware strains appeared daily, but Locky remained the top payload, both in terms of ransomware and across all malware families. Banking Trojans, on the other hand, represented 24% of all malicious email volume, with The Trick accounting for 70% of banking Trojan payloads and displacing Dridex as the top banker in Q3.
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