The Scourge of Ransomware

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The Scourge of Ransomware

Ransoms climbed 171% from 2019 to 2020.

Boston, November 3, 2021 There are two kinds of organizations: those that have endured a ransomware attack and those that likely will. In each case, weathering the storm is a matter of preparation—as in most things, something easier said than done. Here’s why: There is no single technology that prevents ransomware, and there are many kinds of ransomware attacks.

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This report mentions the following attacked companies: Accenture, Acer, Apple, Brenntag, CNA Insurance, Colonial Pipeline, JBS Meat, K-Electric Power, Press Trust of India, and Quanta. It also mentions the following vendors: Avast, AVG, Bitdefender, BlackBerry, Broadcom, Cisco, CrowdStrike, Cybereason, Eset, FireEye, IBM, McAfee, Microsoft, Morphisec, Norton, Nyotron, Panda Security, SentinelOne, Tanium, Total AV, Virsec, and VMware.

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