Microsoft reports increase in ransomware encounters in first six months of 2017


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-reports-increase-ransomware-encounters-first-six-months-2017-82488/

The amount of ransomware attacks that Microsoft detected against Windows computers in the second quarter of this year has increased compared to the two previous quarters. Just in May, the software giant found 1.7 million ransomware encounters.