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Ransomware attacks up in Q2: McAfee Labs report

Posted On: Sep. 2, 2015 12:00 AM CST

A report by Intel Security Group's McAfee Labs has found that ransomware emails increased 58% in the second quarter of 2015, TechWeekEurope UK.

The report said that cyber attacks have become more "technically sophisticated."

Ransomware attacks increased 127% year on year in the second quarter, added the report.

Most of the security breaches during the last few years "have been readily detectable" and "were sophisticated in their planning, targeting, stalking, and execution," said McAfee's report.

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