Unsurprisingly, ransomware attacks have continued to increase in frequency and power through 2017. Damages due to these attacks have intensified 15x in the past two years, showing no signs of slowing. Attackers are targeting businesses large and small, with organizations having to pay thousands to millions of dollars in ransom in the hopes of regaining critical lost data. To illustrate the scale of the ransomware problem and the importance of being proactive and prepared before it’s too late, we’ve collected statistics from 2017 and created the infographic below.
The facts demonstrate the severity of ransomware today and the importance of having a data protection solution in place before infection strikes. Review the infographic below to be aware of the trends in the ransomware and malware world so that your business is protected and prepared for the inevitable.
Ransomware Statistics – 2017
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