Windows ransomware found to be incredibly rare

Europol recently ranked ransomware as “the most prominent malware threat”, but by another measure it’s a fringe danger. Despite the chaos caused by the recent WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks, these file-encrypting extortion programs are part of a class of malware that made up less than one percent of 600 million unique malicious programs for Windows in 2016, according to antivirus testing group AV-Test.

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