Distribution of ransomware attacks worldwide in 2017, by region

Global ransomware attacks 2017, by region This statistic presents the distribution of ransomware attacks in 2017, sorted by region. In the measured period, the Americas received 46 percent of all ransomware attack attempts. That year, the number of ransomware attacks worldwide amounted to 183.6 million.
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Share of ransomware attacks
Americas46%
Europe38%
LatAm7%
APAC7%
ANZ1%
Japan1%
Share of ransomware attacks
Americas46%
Europe38%
LatAm7%
APAC7%
ANZ1%
Japan1%
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This statistic presents the distribution of ransomware attacks in 2017, sorted by region. In the measured period, the Americas received 46 percent of all ransomware attack attempts. That year, the number of ransomware attacks worldwide amounted to 183.6 million.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
ANZ and Japan values are estimates.

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