Ransomware attacks on the rise as cyber crime goes high tech

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Vienna - Threats to our cyber security are constantly evolving and are becoming ever more sophisticated as our homes and cities become smarter and internet technology winds itself through every area of our lives.

And as our technological world grows, so too, do the threats against us with year-on-year figures for cybercrime constantly increasing.

There were about 476 million attacks globally in 2016, compared to 224 million in 2015. In the first quarter of 2017 there were 2,26 billion cyber threats.

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