Check Point Research reports ransomware attacks were up 50% in Q3 when compared to the first six months of 2020. The report also finds many factors have attributed to this global surge in attacks, and coronavirus is clearly leading the way.
The pandemic has affected businesses both large and small, and the report finds the U.S. is now the number one target of ransomware attacks worldwide. Attacks in the U.S. nearly doubled within three months. It’s a distinction that US enterprise leaders may not want to acknowledge, but they can’t escape the reality of Check Point’s data.
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