Refined methodologies of ransomware attacks

Adversaries were able to encrypt data in 76% of the ransomware attacks that were conducted against surveyed organizations, according to Sophos. The survey also shows that when organizations paid a ransom to get their data decrypted, they ended up additionally doubling their recovery costs ($750,000 in recovery costs versus $375,000 for organizations that used backups to get data back). Moreover, paying the ransom usually meant longer recovery times, with 45% of those organizations that used … More

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