Ransomware Attacks Double in Europe’s Transport Sector

From infosecurity-magazine.com

Ransomware and data breaches were the most prominent cyber-threats affecting Europe’s transportation sector last year, with incidents of the former almost doubling in volume, according to ENISA.

The EU security agency’s first ever threat landscape report for the vertical covers the period January 2021 to October 2022.

It claimed that ransomware incident reports increased from 13% of the total in 2021 to 25% in 2022, while malware reports declined from 11% to 6% and data breaches and leaks slumped from 21% to 9%.

However, that still makes data-related threats the second most prolific category over the period after ransomware, with attackers targeting credentials, employee and customer personal information, and intellectual property.

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