Cyber Security Predictions for 2019: Ransomware will still be a problem

January 11, 2019 / GuidesFor Team

Ransomware as a cyber crime has existed for quite some time now but it still making damages all over the world. Generally speaking, it has greatly contributed to the rising number of cyber threats and data breaches, asking ransom for the release of important files. According to the KSN report on ransomware and malicious cryptominers for year 2016 up to 2018, the number of users that were affected by ransomware decreased by around 30 percent.. From 2016-2017 the incidents recorded were a total of 2,581,026 while the reports in 2017-2018 were just 1,811,937. Even though there is a significant amount of improvement in terms of the number of incidents, ransomware is still seen as a threat for year 2019. The next article lists all other cyber security predictions for 2019 that we should all prepare for. Read on.- Marie Soriano

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