Ransomware tops malicious attack charts

Ransomware tops malicious attack charts
 

Ransomware has become the most popular form of malware used in cyber-attacks, suggests a study.
Almost 40% of all successful malware-based attacks involved ransomware suggests the annual Verizon data breach investigations report.
The types of systems compromised were changing too, it found, with criminals trying to hit databases not just PCs.
It also indicated firms had significant success dealing with some types of cyber-attacks.
They had particular success in dealing with attempts to knock web servers offline and spotting phishing emails,
Small firms "Ransomware breaches doubled last... read more

 
10 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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