The United States and Europe lead the world in malware infections, but makers of one kind of malware — ransomware — have their sights especially set on businesses in the United States and the rest of North America, according to new study from Santa Clara, Calif.-based cybersecurity company Malwarebytes.

The study examined about a billion malware incidents from June to November 2016 on nearly 100 million Windows and Android devices in over 200 countries.

It found that Europe was the most malware-ridden continent, with 20% more infections than North America. In addition, 49% of ransomware detections, 31% of Android malware detections and 37% of adware detections were from Europe-based devices.

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