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Online extortion, hacktivism, mobile malware to increase in 2016: Trend Micro report

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A report by Japan-based security firm Trend Micro Inc. has forecast continued growth in online extortion, hacktivism and mobile malware in 2016, ComputerWeekly.com reported.

The report found that mobile malware count is likely to grow to 20 million, mainly affecting China. Researchers at Trend Micro said that hacktivists will escalate attack methods to destroy targets systematically with high-profile data breaches.

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