Data show: Q2 Japanese cryptocurrency ransomware related consultations decreased by about 80% compared with last year's Q4

According to Coinpost, on July 23, the Information Processing Promotion Agency (IPA) of Japan published a report on the status of information security consultation. The report counts statistics on information security consultations for the second quarter of 2019. The data shows that the number of cryptocurrency ransomware-related consultations was 91, a decrease of approximately 22.2% from the previous quarter and a decrease of approximately 80% from the fourth quarter of 2018.