The newest report about malware statistics shows that the last quarter was one of the most dangerous in the history.
The top three spots are occupied by Asian countries: China, Thailand and Taiwan. This three countries have had more than 50% infected computers in last quarter. Poland is on tenth spot with 40% of infections. It is the second European country. More attacks took place just in Russia (48%).
Infection rates show, that the safest countries are members of European Union. Sweden was the country with the lowest incidence of malware infections. The following countries are Switzerland, Norway, Germany, Austria, Netherlands and UK. And from outside of the EU – Uruguay, Japan and Australia.
There are no major changes in the type of malware being developed. The most often computers are infected by trojans and viruses (68 and 16% of all malware in the Internet around the world). It infected 80% of all computer infections around the world.
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Sectigo, formerly known as Comodo CA, is entering the next phase of its transition: it’s replacing Comodo CA roots with USERTrust roots on January 14, 2019. Why it happens and what it will mean to Sectigo customers?
According to previous announcements, a year after the acquisition of Comodo Group by Francisco Partners, on November 1 Comodo CA announced that from now on it is changing its brand to Sectigo [pronounced. sec-tee-go]. The goal of rebranding is consistency in company communication and better dedication to what Comodo is doing now.
The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), which is the center of knowledge about cyber security in Europe, organizes as every year in October the European Cyber Security Month. The campaign is starting in a few days. What is its purpose and how can you participate in it?