Number of ransomware attacks per year 2014-2018

This statistic presents the global number of ransomware attacks from 2014 to 2018. In the most recently reported period, over 204 million ransomware attacks were carried out. This represents a 11 percent growth from 2017.

Annual number of ransomware attacks worldwide from 2014 to 2018

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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*2019 data was calculated by Statista on the basis of information provided by the source: "Despite regional efforts to thwart ransomware attacks, ransomware volume jumped 11 percent year over year."

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