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Kovter ransomware thrives in Q2 2014, reaches 43,713 infections in a single day

2014/08/13

Softpedia - (International) Damballa released its State of Infections report for the second quarter (Q2) of 2014 and found that the daily infection rate of the Kovter ransomware increased by around 153 percent between April and May, infecting 43,713 systems in one day.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Kovter-Ransomware-Thrives-in-Q2-2014-Reaches-43-713-Infections-In-A-Single-Day-454891.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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