Ransomware Hit Nearly 50% Of Businesses In 2015: Study

Last year nearly half of businesses were attacked with ransomware, which caused 34% of enterprises to lose revenue and 20% to cease operations immediately.

 This discovery comes from a new report called “State of Ransomware” (registration required) published by Malwarebytes. The anti-malware software vendor partnered with Osterman Research to learn more about the severity of the ransomware risk.

Their survey measured the frequency of cyber-security attacks, how attacks work within the enterprise, infiltration points, ransom cost, impact, and company preparedness, among other factors.

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