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Ransomware Attacks Suffered by Companies Tripled in 12 Months

Ransomware Attacks Suffered by Companies Tripled in 12 Months (Trends, Reports, Analysis)

The number of ransomware infections suffered by companies continues to increase and according to a new report published by the security firm Kaspersky Lab, it increased threefold from January to September. One in every five businesses worldwide has been victims of a ransomware and the rate of ransomware attacks increased from one every two minutes to one every 40 seconds. Experts from Kaspersky have detected 32,091 new ransomware variations in the third quarter, a significant increase compared to 2,900 variations discovered during the first quarter. According to the experts, 62 new ransomware families were observed in the wild this year. The situation is even more worrisome when dealing with consumers, in their case the infection data reached one attack every 10 seconds in September.

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