Ransomware attacks know no bounds. Once primarily centered on government entities, they’re now casting a wider net, crippling organizations in commercial, finances, healthcare, education, and more. Their implications are devastating. According to a Coveware report, the average ransom payment at the end of 2019 was $84,116, over twice the ransom amount of attacks earlier that same year.
As the FBI strictly warns not to pay a ransom, as it only encourages further attacks, cybersecurity experts are readily sharing the signs that ransomware has entered a data system, hoping the attack can be mitigated before it’s too late.
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