42% of all ransomware attacks in 2017 were on Businesses – Protect yours before it happens to you
Do you know a business that was directly affected by a ransomware attack? Chances are, your answer is yes if you are fortunate. You are less fortunate if you were the victim.
Ransomware has long been one of the main cyber threats to businesses like yours. This past year has seen organizations more exposed than ever largely due to self-propagating threats such as Petya and WannaCry. Research shows that the ransomware threat continues to surge upwards.
Self-propagating threats have the ability to spread itself across the networks of infected businesses and then spread to other organizations across the internet. WannaCry acts like a worm, spreading itself to other computers on the local network and across the internet by scanning random IP addresses in an attempt to find other computers that are vulnerable.
The first half of 2017, infection stats show that businesses accounted for up to 42%, which spiked from 2016’s 30%
Below is a graph comparing consumer vs. Enterprise infection statistics. May & June of 2017 was a major spike due to WannaCry and Petya
What can you do to protect yourself and your business? Contact us to schedule a free consultation and review our ransomware remediation strategies.
Employees are going to open infected emails and computers are going to get sick. The question is, are you prepared for the inevitable and are you abreast of Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin???
After you get infected and pay the ransom in Bitcoins… There are no safeguards or insurances that state you will get all or most of your data back. Arm your business with AERIFY.io Next Generation Managed Services Provider
“Knowing is half the battle” GI JOE