Ransomware attacks have become more targeted

From en.secnews.gr

This year the growth of ransomware attacks worldwide was rapid. Some industry statistics indicate that ransomware attacks have come from 200% to 400% this year. This is an astonishing increase.

The United States remains the number one target for ransomware attacks. The Canadaand the UK coming in second and third respectively. Without doubt, the United Statesrepresent a rich environment targets for hacker .

During recent months, the attacks have become more targeted. Local governments, higher education, NGOs and service managers have been targeted. This week the industry of dentistry became the target of hacker.

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