H1 2020: 41% of security incidents were ransomware attacks

From en.secnews.gr


Ransomware attacks accounted for 41% of reports cyber security submitted in the first half of 2020, according to a report published by Coalition, one of the largest cybersecurity service providers in North America.The large number of reports of ransomware attacks confirms previous reports from many Companies cybersecurity, according to which ransomware is one of the most widespread and destructive threats of today. In addition, the Coalition noted that ransomware attacks target all sectors and all countries, demanding large ransoms from their victims. The company added that only in the first half of 2020, it occurred 260% increase in the frequency of ransomware attacks, With the ransom demand to increase by 47% respectively.

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