Friday August 05, 2016

Ransomware Hit 40 Percent of Businesses in the Last Year

I know ransomware is on the rise but I had no idea that the number was this high. The amount of money these jackasses ask for is almost comical but, what makes the whole situation worse is the fact that a lot of these companies actually paid the ransom demands. frown

Think your business is immune to the threat of ransomware? Think again. SecurityWatchNearly 40 percent of enterprises were hit by ransomware in the past year, according to a new study sponsored by cyber-security firm Malwarebytes and conducted by Osterman Research. Moreover, 34 percent of those targeted lost money and 20 percent were forced to close up shop because of it.