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Symantec Intelligence Report: June 2015

The monthly intelligence report, provides the latest analysis of cyber security threats, trends, and insights from the Symantec intelligence team concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks.
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Highlights from June 2015 Intelligence Report

Key Findings

  • At 49.7 percent, the overall spam rate has dropped below 50 percent for the first time since September, 2003.
  • There were 57.6 million new malware variants created in June, up from 44.5 million pieces of malware created in May and 29.2 million in April.
  • Ransomware attack has increased for the second month in a row and crypto-ransomware has reached its highest levels since December 2014.
Overall Email Spam Rate, April—June 2015
Overall Email Spam Rate, April—June 2015
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Overall Email Spam Rate, April—June 2015

 

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