2015 was a record year for the number of malware samples, a total that stands at 84 million new samples from 2014. That’s already 9 million more new malware strains than 2014.
Researchers from Panda Security have released figures to claim a total of 84 million new malware samples that were detected and disabled in 2015.
A press release by the Spanish security company revealed the startling number to be nine million new samples more than the previous year – 2014. Essentially, that’s 230,000 new malware samples produced every single day on average throughout 2015.
2015 also saw another record notched up wherein 27 percent of all malware samples – ever recorded – [...]