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RansomWare Attack

Cool Map of Who Got Attacked by RansomWare

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and pose a serious threat to both individuals and businesses. Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts data on a victim's computer, then demands payment in order to decrypt the data. Victims can be forced to pay ransom in order to regain access to their files, or face permanent loss of access if they do not pay.

Ransomware can have a devastating impact on businesses, including loss of revenue and damage to reputation. In some cases, ransomware attacks have caused companies to go out of business. Ransomware also poses a risk to individual users, who may lose important personal files if they are infected with ransomware.

Check out the map put together by comparitech.com where Ransomware have been successful.

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Each dot represents the location of a ransomware attack, with the color of the dot indicating the sector affected (healthcare, education, government, and business).

This map updates daily and pinpoints the locations of each ransomware attack in the world, from 2018 to the present day. Where available, it includes the ransom amount, whether or not the ransom was paid, the entity, sector, and industry that was targeted, and the strain of ransomware used. Our researchers search through country reports, industry news, and cybersecurity databases to find the latest ransomware attacks on worldwide businesses, healthcare organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies.

Ransom Ware Attack
https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/global-ransomware-attacks/

 

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