Hardly a day passes without some major development with ransomware. Hackers develop even more sophisticated approaches. A major automaker is attacked and business is brought to a standstill. Bad actors steal sensitive data and publish it on the internet. A payout is made by the compromised organization. And then they pray they can get all their data back.
It’s hard to keep up. Yet it’s vitally important for enterprises to stay vigilant, understand the latest threats and candidly assess their own ransomware attack surfaces. Changes in the nature of ransomware threats could mean you need to adjust your data backup or recovery approach.
Here are five must-know, new ransomware developments to be aware of:
Ransomware is changing so fast that some of the above five points may start to become obsolete within a year. WannaCry and Petya were some of the most well-known attacks and they seem like a lifetime ago, though they happened in 2017. Fortunately, with a comprehensive approach to ransomware resiliency that incorporates unified recovery and backup approaches, you can mitigate the threats from the bad actors to compromise your enterprise data.
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