From Hard_Configurator Tools
- Dec 23, 2014
- Taken from Statista (the year 2021):
Malware attacks ......: over 10 000 per minute
Ransomware attacks: over 1 000 per minute
So ransomware attacks are only about 10% of all malware attacks.
Find the most up-to-date statistics and facts on the impact of malware
- From the SonicWall mid-year 2022 Cyber Threat Report it follows that about 2/3 of all new malicious threats are non-EXE files.
- About 90% of the ransomware found on the dark web has been delivered via malicious macros to infect targeted systems.
Dark Web Research Suggests 87% of Ransomware Brands Exploit Malicious MacrosThe findings uncovered 475 web pages of elaborate ransomware products and serviceswww.infosecurity-magazine.com
The best anti-ransomware protection is hardening MS Office (especially Excel). The chances of ransomware infection can decrease to about 1/100 compared to the infection by another malware type.