The top cybersecurity threat for 2020 is ransomware. That’s news reported by ECT News Network reporter and cybersecurity expert Peter Suciu in article for TechNewsWorld. Sucui reports that despite efforts urging victims of ransomware not to pay, successful attacks only embolden cyberthieves to continue with their efforts.
Cyber risk insurance firm Chubb estimated an 18% increase in ransomware attacks last year, a sizable increase over the previous five years which saw an average of 12% annual increases.
Read Sucui’s full report, including the irony associated with prevention, here.