Ransomware Attacks Important Organizations Decrease amidst COVID-19 Crisis

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Ransomware Attacks Important Organizations Decrease amidst COVID-19 Crisis

According to Emsisoft, the number of successful ransomware attacks against key organizations like government agencies, healthcare, and educational institutions has actually declined amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Only 89 organizations were affected by ransomware, which is a number not witnessed in several years.

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The report says attacks against the private sector have remained at around the same level during the coronavirus outbreak. As the major public organizations have suspended non-essential services during the crisis, it leaves a smaller attack area for ransomware.

Source:https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ransomware-attacks-against-key-sectors-fall-amidst-coronavirus-outbreak/

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