Approximately 50% of ransomware attacks and breaches fielded by the Unit 42™ Incident Response team result from a common culprit: attack surface exposures.
Ransomware is no longer simply about encrypting files and asking for Bitcoin. New harassment tactics and double and triple extortion make the traditional advice about maintaining backups insufficient. Organizations need to be prepared for the latest techniques used by modern-day ransomware gangs, requiring a more in-depth incident response plan to achieve ransomware resilience. For example, the Unit 42 Incident Response team saw data theft in about 70% of ransomware incidents involving negotiations (up from about 40% in mid-2021).
Download the “2023 Unit 42 Ransomware and Extortion Report” to truly understand the threats you face, including.