Beazley: Ransomware Attacks Increasingly Paired With Data Breach


Ransomware attacks became both more frequent and more brutal in 2019, according to a new report by speciality insurer Beazley.

Beazley said its Breach Response Services unit saw a 131 percent increase in ransomware incidents last year. What’s more, a larger share ofransomware attacks with programs such as Ryuk and Sodinokibi were made in tandem with banking trojans such as Trickbot and Emotet, the insurer said in a press release Monday.

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