Research shows 12 new malware strains discovered every minute
Today, global security firm, G DATA, is releasing their H1 2015 Malware Report, which looks at malware over the first half of 2015. Among the findings, researchers discovered a 64.8 percent spike of new malware strains as compared to the first half of 2014. This averages out to 12 new strains per minute. In all, the total number of malware strains this year is expected to be well above the level of 2014, with the U.S., China and France hosting the most malicious and fraudulent websites.