Researchers Say Ransomware Attacks on the Rise As More People Work From Home
Proofpoint research shows that phishing-based ransomware attacks are on the rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A study published by cybersecurity firm, Proofpoint, shows an increase in email-based phishing attacks used to deliver ransomware over the last few months. According to the report, first-stage deployments of ransomware are reportedly on the rise and have mostly been targeting the United States, France, Germany, Greece, and Italy. The attacks appear to be capitalizing on the influx of people now working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coin Telegraph - 29th Jun 20:06