Report: Over 1 in 10 Ransomware Attacks Results in Data Theft

Health IT Security: More than one out of 10 ransomware attacks results in data theft, increasing the risk of data loss, business interruption, regulatory penalties, legal harm, and reputational damage, according to recent Emsisoft data.

In fact, of the 100,001 ransomware attacks reported to ID Ransomware between January 1 and June 30, 2020, 11,642 of those attacks (11 percent) were tied to the hacking groups publicly known to steal data before encrypting impacted systems.

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