360K New Malware Samples Hit the Scene Every Day

Tara Seals

There have been at least 360,000 new malicious files detected every day in 2017—an 11.5% increase from the previous year.

According to Kaspersky Lab’s Number of the Year for 2017, a number of these new malicious files (processed by the company’s in-lab detection technologies) fall into the malware category (78%); however, viruses still account for 14% of daily detections. The remaining files are advertising software (8%).

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Source: https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/