50% rise in daily average of ransomware attacks in Q3: Check Point Research

There was a 50% increase in the daily average of ransomware attacks in Q3, 2020, compared to the first half of the year. Top ransomware types were Maz and Ryuk, with latter now attacking 20 organisations a week. US attacks doubled (98%) in the last 3 months, making it the No. 1 targeted country, followed by India, Sri Lanka, Russia and Turkey. Claiming a new victim every 10 seconds, ransomware is one of the most preferred attack methods for cybercriminals.

Click here to read the full story

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s