Global ransomware crisis worsens

Ransomware and extortion incidents surged by 67% in 2023, according to NTT Security Holdings’ 2024 Global Threat Intelligence Report.

Global ransomware crisis

After a down year in 2022, ransomware and extortion incidents increased in 2023. More than 5,000 ransomware victims were detected or posted across multiple social channels, up from approximately 3,000 in 2022. The number of victims is likely higher because the research does not reflect incidents where ransoms were paid before the listing was made public.

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