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Ransomware behind 39 percent of malware cases: Verizon security report

Ransomware viruses like the types that recently impacted public services in Atlanta and Baltimore accounted for nearly 40 percent of malicious software-related security breaches last year, including the vast majority of malware incidents within the health care sector, according to Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) released Tuesday. Verizon’s analysis of over 53,000 security incidents…