Google Ransomware Analysis Finds Israel Most Affected

Oct. 13, 2021, 12:41 PM

Google analyzed 80 million ransomware samples submitted over the last year and a half and found that Israel posted the highest number of submissions and nearly a 600% increase in the number of submissions compared to its baseline.

  • Google comments in blog post
  • About 140 countries submitted ransomware samples
  • Israel was followed by South Korea, Vietnam, China, Singapore, India, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Iran and the U.K. as the most affected territories based on the number of submissions
  • “At least 130 different ransomware families were active in 2020 and the first half of 2021 — grouped by 30,000 clusters of malware that ...

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