online security

Ransomware Is Now Most Popular Malware

Ransomware has become the most popular form of malware, according to Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report. In their 2018 report, Verizon analyzed over 53,000 security incidents and 2,216 data breaches. They discovered ransomware was found in 39% of the incidents. Ransomware is a type of malware that cybercriminals install on victims’ computers. Once installed,