How Avanan helps you reduce phishing and ransomware

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How does ransomware begin? According to a new report from Palo Alto Networks, the answer is primarily through email. The report shows the top arrival protocols for ransomware. The most significant vector is SMTP, at 45%, followed by IMAP at 26.5%. When combined with POP3 (3.8%), you get the following: 75.3% of ransomware attacks arrive via email. Source: Palo Alto Networks It’s also worth noting that 22.3% starts from web browsing. That can mean many … More

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