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Ransomware attacks are getting much better at encrypting data

May 11, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Ransomware operators are getting better at encrypting data during attacks, causing extra headaches for the IT teams trying to parry the attack, a new report has claimed.

The Sophos state of ransomware(opens in new tab) 2023 report, based on a vendor-agnostic survey of 3,000 cybersecurity and IT leaders,found in three-quarters (76%) of ransomware attacks, threat actors managed to encrypt the data – the highest percentage since Sophos started tracking the metric three years ago.

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