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  • Kaspersky Lab: Brit residents ‘top targets’ of ransomware attacks…

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    New data released by security software company, Kaspersky Lab, claims that British residents are constantly being targeted in a wave of ransomware attacks.

    The research suggests that mobile ransomware is becoming more commonplace, and reveals that the company put a stop to 136,532 ransomware attacks between March 2015 and March 2016; an almost four-fold increase on the 35,413 attacks in the previous 12 months.

    In addition, Kaspersky’s data shows that UK citizens are among the most likely to be targeted by mobile ransomware; with an estimated 16 per cent of all mobile ransomware attacks hitting users in this country.

    Read more on the research here

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