“Ransomware market share up to 87%”
Malwarebytes Labs has reported that one of the most active ransomware families, Cerber, has taken over vast swathes of the market in 2017. The malicious software has grown its presence by over 15% from January of this year.
“Over a gigabyte of weaponized software released”
The cybercriminal group ‘Shadow Brokers’ has leaked a massive amount of the NSA malicious exploits on Friday. The contents of the exploits contain hacking tools that are capable of conducting sophisticated attacks on Microsoft Windows and SWIFT banking systems.